Senhat al-Otaibi

Senhat al-Otaibi

Senhat al-Otaibi

Business and Leadership Trainer, Economist, Riyadh Newspaper Columnist, Department head at King Saud University arbitrarily arrested and held for 36 months before being released without charges

Personal information

Name: Senhat al-Otaibi

Name in Arabic: صنهات بدر العتيبي

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Unknown

Profession: Business person

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:25 September 2017

Manner of arrest: Arrested from his home

Where held: Unknown

Trial information

Alleged crimes: known for criticizing government bodies and economic policies in class and in his columns and writings. Has also written pro-palestinian articles and condemn those who write favourably about any dealings with Israel

Victim's charges: Unknown

Court: Unknown

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied access to a lawyer

Violation details: No information


Reference 1:

Reference 2:

Reference 3:

Reference 4: None


As long as injustice persists, none of us can truly rest. It doesn’t take much to change a life, help us bring light to this injustice today by sharing this page and start making the difference.

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!