Project Description

Name: Saeed bin Farwa Al-Qahtani

Saeed bin Farwa Al-Qahtani

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Religious Figures

Arrest Date: 29 September 2017

Personal information

Name: Saeed bin Farwa Al-Qahtani

Name in Arabic: سعيد بن فروة القحطاني

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Cleric

Place of residence: Unknown

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:29 September 2017

Manner of arrest: On September 29, 2017, a Saudi force stormed his house and arrested him. The Saudi authorities did not respond to the reasons for his arrest or detention

Where held: Unknown

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

Victim's charges: Although the maximum prison sentence issued against the accused was 45 days, he is still in detention since his arrest until now. In May 2017, the court had sentenced (Saeed Al-Qahtani) to 45 days in prison, accused of infidels the artist Nasser Al-Qasabi, and the facts of the case go back to 2015 when the Saudi artist filed a lawsuit against Saeed Al-Qahtani after the appearance of an audio clip in which the latter insulted Al-Qasabi and infidels him during a sermon on Sunday Mosques during the month of Ramadan, and this is before he retracts from the atonement through his account on the social networking site Twitter.

Court: Criminal Court

Verdict: In May 2017, the court had sentenced (Saeed Al-Qahtani) to 45 days in prison, accused of infidels the artist Nasser Al-Qasabi, and the facts of the case go back to 2015 when the Saudi artist filed a lawsuit against Saeed Al-Qahtani after the appearance of an audio clip in which the latter insulted Al-Qasabi and infidels him during a sermon on Sunday Mosques during the month of Ramadan, and this is before he retracts from the atonement through his account on the social networking site Twitter.

Date of verdict: In May 2017, the court had sentenced (Saeed Al-Qahtani) to 45 days in prison, accused of infidels the artist Nasser Al-Qasabi, and the facts of the case go back to 2015 when the Saudi artist filed a lawsuit against Saeed Al-Qahtani after the appearance of an audio clip in which the latter insulted Al-Qasabi and infidels him during a sermon on Sunday Mosques during the month of Ramadan, and this is before he retracts from the atonement through his account on the social networking site Twitter.

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention

Violation details: Although the maximum prison sentence issued against the accused was 45 days, he is still in detention since his arrest until now.

References

Reference 1: None

Reference 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvCcurqi93k

Reference 3: https://mbsmetoo.org/%d8%a5%d8%af%d8%a7%d8%b1%d8%a9-%d8%b3%d8%ac%d9%86-%d8%a7%d9%84%d8%ad%d8%a7%d9%8a%d8%b1-%d8%aa%d9%86%d9%82%d9%84-%d8%a7%d9%84%d9%82%d8%ad%d8%b7%d8%a7%d9%86%d9%8a-%d8%a8%d8%b5%d9%88%d8%b1%d8%a9/

Reference 4: None

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