Project Description

Turki al-Jasser

Name: Turki al-Jasser

Turki al-Jasser

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Journalist

Arrest Date: 15 March 2018

Personal information

Name: Turki al-Jasser

Name in Arabic: تركي الجاسر

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: --

Profession: Journalist

Place of residence: Journalist

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:15 March 2018

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: Unknown

Victim's charges: Unknown

Court: --

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

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.

References

Reference 1: https://cpj.org/data/people/turki-al-jasser/

Reference 2: https://menarights.org/en/caseprofile/saudi-journalist-remains-disappeared-2018

Reference 3: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/turki-al-jasser

Reference 4: None

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