Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Raif Badawi

Raif Badawi

Personal information

Name: Raif Badawi
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age:
Profession: Blogger
Place of residence: Jeddah

Arrest and jail information

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Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Insulting Islam through electronic channels
Victim's Charges: Insulting Islam through electronic channels
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict: Sentence of 1,000 lashes and 10 years of imprisonment
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Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention
Violation details: According to tweets from his wife, on 11 December 2019 he started a hunger strike as a protest to ill treatment until 23 December 2019


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