Murtaja Qureirissaz2020-11-26T04:48:28+00:00 Project Description Murtaja Qureiris Murtaja Qureiris He was arrested at age 13 for a crime committed when he was 10. Aaccused by the Saudi authorities of joining a "terror group" and "sowing sedition" Personal information Name: Murtaja Qureiris Name in Arabic: مرتجى قريريص Date of Birth: 24 October 2000 Gender: Male Marital status: Single Profession: Student Place of residence: Al-Awamiyah Arrest and jail information Date of arrest:20 September 2014 Manner of arrest: Unknown Where held: -- Trial information Alleged crimes: Unknown Victim's charges: Qureiris was accused by the Saudi Government of joining a "terror group" and "sowing sedition", and was arrested in September 2014, when he was 13 Court: -- Verdict: 12-year sentence Date of verdict: 12-year sentence Updates on trial: the prosecution office was calling for death penalty but due to international pressure the death panelty was withdrawn in 2019. However, Murtaja Qureiris remains detained in prison. Previous arrests: Human Rights Violations Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Enforced disappearance, Placed in solitary confinement Violation details: was arrested when he was still a minor at the age of 13-14 years old. References Reference 1: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/16/world/middleeast/saudi-teenager-death-sentence.html Reference 2: https://menarights.org/en/caseprofile/murtaja-qureiris-escapes-death-penalty-remains-arbitrarily-detained Reference 3: https://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2019/06/middleeast/saudi-teen-death-penalty-intl/ Reference 4: None CHANGE A LIFE TODAY As long as injustice persists, none of us can truly rest. It doesn’t take much to change a life, help us bring light to this injustice today by sharing this page and start making the difference. Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!