Yousef Al-Qasim

Yousef Al-Qasim

Yousef Al-Qasim

Lecturer of Islamic Jurisprudence at The Higher Institute of Justice. He had frequent appearances on TV shows to talk about matters related to Islamic rulings.

Personal information

Name: Yousef Al-Qasim

Name in Arabic: یوسف أحمد القاسم

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Unknown

Profession: Academic

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:12 September 2017

Manner of arrest: r

Where held: al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

Victim's charges: Not clear

Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)

Verdict: Five year prison sentence

Date of verdict: Five year prison sentence

Updates on trial: On 3 September 2020, the Specialised Criminal Court sentenced him to five years in jail on charges related to his freedom of expression

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention

Violation details: Unknown


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