Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Yousef al-Ahmad

Yousef al-Ahmad

Personal information

Name: Yousef al-Ahmad
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age: 1968
Profession: Academic
Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: Armed officers raided his home and took him initially to an unknown location, later discovered to be Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh
Where held: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Issuing dubious fatwas, among other accusations
Victim's Charges: Issuing dubious fatwas, among other accusations
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: Placed in solitary confinement


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