Project Description

In prison since:
Status: Released

Tawfiq Al Amer

Tawfiq Al Amer

Personal information

Name: Tawfiq Al Amer
Gender: Male
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Profession: Cleric , Political activist
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Arrest and jail information

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Trial information

Alleged crimes: Al Amer’s conviction includes charges of the defamation of the monarchy, sedition, to advocate for change and interfering with the decisions made by the king
Victim's Charges: Al Amer’s conviction includes charges of the defamation of the monarchy, sedition, to advocate for change and interfering with the decisions made by the king
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict: 8 years in prison, followed by a 10 year travel ban and a ban on participating in speeches or lectures upon release
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Human Rights Violations

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

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/tawfiq-al-amer
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