Rabee Hafez

Rabee Hafez

Rabee Hafez

Saudi music composer and singer. Sympathetic in his songs with Palestine and the persecuted Muslims. His last tweet was a song for "The heroes of palestine" and the one before a retweet of Khaled Al-Alkami (also prisoner) condemning the arrests of clerics and public figures.

Personal information

Name: Rabee Hafez

Name in Arabic: ربيع حافظ

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Unknown

Profession: Muscian

Place of residence: Medina

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:15 September 2017

Manner of arrest: In a raid on his home by armed security personnel

Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: The Saudi authorities claim that he belongs to the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood “as they say,” and that he indicated in a tweet on the social networking site “Twitter” that he supports Qatar against the blockade against it, as well as many other charges.

Victim's charges: Unknown

Court: Unknown

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arres t/ detention, Denied contact with family, Denied access to a lawyer, Placed in solitary confinement

Violation details: Placed in solitary confinement


Reference 1: https://sphngo.org/en/saudi-authorities-continue-detaining-the-saudi-singer-rabie-al-hafez/

Reference 2: https://mbsmetoo.org/?s=%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%B9+%D8%AD%D8%A7%D9%81%D8%B8

Reference 3: https://www.alqst.org/en/prisonersofconscience/rabee-hafez

Reference 4: None


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