Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Musa al-Qarni

Musa al-Qarni

Personal information

Name: Musa al-Qarni
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age: 1954
Profession: Academic , Lawyer
Place of residence: Medina

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: On his way home from a funeral he was surrounded by security officers and arrested with excessive use of force
Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Disobeying the ruler; planning to start a political party; communicating with foreign entities
Victim's Charges: Disobeying the ruler; planning to start a political party; communicating with foreign entities
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict: 20-year prison term and 20-year travel ban
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied contact with family , Torture and ill-treatment
Violation details: Torture and arbitrary arrest; , humiliation and use of excessive force during arrest; denied visits; non-independent judiciary

References

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/musa-al-qarni
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