Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Yasser al-Ayyaf

Yasser al-Ayyaf

Personal information

Name: Yasser al-Ayyaf
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age:
Profession: Human rights activist
Place of residence: Buraydah

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: State security forces raided his home without producing an arrest warrant and took him away to an unknown location
Where held: Al-Tarafiya Prison, al-Qassim

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Communicating with foreign media to smear the country’s reputation; bringing banned books into Saudi Arabia
Victim's Charges: Communicating with foreign media to smear the country’s reputation; bringing banned books into Saudi Arabia
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict:
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Torture and ill-treatment
Violation details: Placed in solitary confinement, torture including electrocution

References

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/yasser-al-ayyaf
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