Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Turki al-Jasser

Turki al-Jasser

Personal information

Name: Turki al-Jasser
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age:
Profession: Journalist
Place of residence: Journalist

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: Security forces raided his home and took him to an unknown location. All his electronic devices were confiscated
Where held: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes:
Victim's Charges:
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Enforced disappearance , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer
Violation details: Since his arrest, al-Jasser has completely disappeared. He has not been allowed visits or phone calls, and the Saudi authorities refuse to answer any inquiries about him. Until 29 December 2019, the authorities allowed Aljasser to make 1 phone call to his family.


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