Mustafa al-Hassan

Mustafa al-Hassan

Mustafa al-Hassan

Academic and writer diagnosed with terminal cancer before his arrest. Worked as a university professor and published a number of books on modern islamic culture and community which led to a number of Ted talks that launched his online popularity. He was later given a permanent community and opinion column in the Youm (Today) newspaper. He later started writing about women's' right to drive and developed a strong friendship with Salman AlOdah and developed the Islamic Renaissance Forum which was held 3 years in a row before being canceled and condemned as an extremist propaganda effort by forces trying to harm and undermine government rule. Was released in march 2018

Personal information

Name: Mustafa al-Hassan

Name in Arabic: مصطفى الحسن

Date of Birth: 1 January 1976

Gender: Male

Marital status: Unknown

Profession: Academic , Other

Place of residence: Al-Dammam

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:12 September 2017

Manner of arrest: Unknown

Where held: --

Trial information

Alleged crimes: His work with Salman AlOdah on the Islamic Renaissance Forum

Victim's charges: Unknown

Court: Unknown

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention

Violation details: Unknown


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