An Islamic preacher, and a graduate of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management.
Sheikh Muhammad Salih Al-Munajjid was a supporter of the Saudi monarchy, and as for his accusation of covering up leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, it is known that Saudi Arabia is the one that hosted and supported the Muslim Brotherhood since the time of their crisis with former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, and as for the provision of legal fatwas For the Syrian factions, Al-Munajjid and other preachers were marching according to the plans of the Saudi regime during that period, and by reference to that period we find an official statement here to Prince Saud al-Faisal, the former foreign minister, where he was asked about jihad in Syria, and he answered from the minute 2 and 19 seconds, that who can To strive in his hand, let him strive, and he who can with his tongue should strive, and this is the least possible, and that the Saudi regime strives in all respects.
The alleged reason for arrest:
- According to some sources, his arrest was due to his sympathy and his influence on the arrest of Dr. Salman al-Awda, and his arrest was a shock to his students and followers, as he did not know about any activity opposing the ruling authorities, but it is mentioned that the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs prevented him from public speaking in 2016 in Jeddah, allegedly including his engagement Paragraphs urging extremism and striking the unity of the country.
- His arrest came in light of a systematic campaign targeting many Islamic scholars and clerics in Saudi Arabia.