Wa'ad Al-Mahya

Wa’ad Al-Mahya

Wa’ad Al-Mahya

A well-connected Saudi intellectual and a presenter of a podcast on the Thmanyah online media outlet. Joined and worked with Vision 2030, the Crown Prince’s plan for economic reform

Personal information

Name: Wa'ad Al-Mahya

Name in Arabic: وعد المحيا

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: --

Profession: Women’s rights activist

Place of residence: Unknown

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:16 November 2019

Manner of arrest: He was arrested as part of crackdown against writers and bloggers. At 4:00 PM Saudi Time the Saudi authorities raided his house, arrested him and seized his laptop and cellphone

Where held: Unknown

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

Violation details: Unknown


Reference 1: None

Reference 2: None

Reference 3: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/waad-al-muhaya

Reference 4: None


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