Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Salman al-Odah

Salman al-Odah

Personal information

Name: Salman al-Odah
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age: 1956
Profession: Cleric
Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: State Security officers took him from his home to Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah
Where held: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes: 37 counts including turning society against the country’s rulers; seeking to corrupt society; having links with individuals and organisations belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood; not praying enough for the country’s rulers; calling for change in the Saudi government; attempting to incite revolution
Victim's Charges: 37 counts including turning society against the country’s rulers; seeking to corrupt society; having links with individuals and organisations belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood; not praying enough for the country’s rulers; calling for change in the Saudi government; attempting to incite revolution
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict:
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial: The public prosecution is calling for the death penalty and the trial has been postponed several times

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer , Observers denied access to court hearings
Violation details:

References

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/salman-al-odah
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