Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Saud al-Hashimi

Saud al-Hashimi

Personal information

Name: Saud al-Hashimi
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age: 1962
Profession: Academic
Place of residence: Jeddah

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: In a raid on lawyer Issam Basrawi’s guest-house by the security forces, who arrested those present with excessive force and took them to prison
Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Planning to start a political party; communicating with foreign entities; disobeying the ruler
Victim's Charges: Planning to start a political party; communicating with foreign entities; disobeying the ruler
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict: 30-year prison term, 30-year travel ban and a fine of two million Saudi riyals
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial:

Human Rights Violations

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

References

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/saud-al-hashimi
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