Project Description

Wajdi Al-Ghazzawi

Name: Wajdi Al-Ghazzawi

Wajdi Al-Ghazzawi

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Journalist

Arrest Date: 1 August 2012

Personal information

Name: Wajdi Al-Ghazzawi

Name in Arabic: وجدي الغزاوي

Date of Birth: 5 November 1964

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Cleric , Journalist

Place of residence: Mecca

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:1 August 2012

Manner of arrest: Unknown

Where held: Unknown

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

Victim's charges: Harming the reputation of the Kingdom. Producing materials that impingeson public order and moral. Inciting sedition and harming the Kingdoms reputation and standing. Accusing the government of corruption. Claiming the Kingdom adopts a policy of slavery and Receiving US$1.8 million from Libya’s now ousted leader, Colonel Muammar Ghadafi

Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)

Verdict: Sentenced to 12 years in prison and banned from traveling for a period of Another 20 years.

Date of verdict: Sentenced to 12 years in prison and banned from traveling for a period of Another 20 years.

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention

Violation details: Unknown

References

Reference 1: None

Reference 2: https://cpj.org/data/people/wajdi-al-ghazzawi/

Reference 3: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/wajdi-al-ghazzawi https://ar.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=وجدي_الغزاوي&oldid=38252587 https://www.refworld.org/docid/586cb863e.html

Reference 4: None

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