Mubarak bin Zuair

Mubarak bin Zuair

Mubarak bin Zuair

Mubarak bin Saeed bin Mubarak Al Zaer, assistant professor at the Faculty of Arabic Language at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, was arrested several times for his prominent activities in the file of detainees. known for his activism for the rights of Saudis, Palastinians, Lebanese and other arabic nationalities. His father was an early activist in Saudi Arabia and was arrested for speaking about initiating a human rights organisation. Both him and his brother have been arrested and tourtured in 2011 and have had communication with International Human Rights organisations.

Personal information

Name: Mubarak bin Zuair

Name in Arabic: مبارك بن زعير

Date of Birth: 23 June 1974

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Academic

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:4 October 2017

Manner of arrest: Unknown

Where held: Unknown

Trial information

Alleged crimes: His Human Rights efforts in defending reformists and activists by appealing at the Ministry of Interior on behalf of the families of detainees calling for their release.

Victim's charges: The prosecution charged the academic, Mubarak bin Zuair, with charges of interfering in the public policies of Arab countries, through his participation in signing a statement among a group of people calling for “reforming the systems” and seeking to disrupt the social fabric and national cohesion by signing statements calling for reform Regimes in the Arab countries, as well as the appeal for the release of the detainees.

The accusations of "Bin Zuair" also included his failure to abide by the pledge taken upon him upon his release in his previous case, not to repeat what was issued from him and to leave his own affairs, and not to tweet and demand support for detainees and detainees in prisons or to interfere with what does not concern him.

Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests: He was arrested several times for his prominent activities in defending other prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia.

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention, Denied access to a lawyer

Violation details: Unknown


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