Zaid al-Banawi

Zaid al-Banawi

Zaid al-Banawi

Zayid Muhammed al-Banawi, military expert. Former brigadier general in Saudi forces. Was hosted by many TV channels to make commentary on military affairs. al-Banawi is diagnosed with cancer and human rights activists are worried about his health.

Personal information

Name: Zaid al-Banawi

Name in Arabic: زايد البناوي

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Unknown

Profession: Military

Place of residence: Unknown

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:17 September 2017

Manner of arrest: Unknown

Where held: Unknown

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Speaking against UAE-Saudi ties

Victim's charges: No clear charges, but he was arrested after he criticized UAE and accused them to be working against Saudi interests in Yemen. This is the video that he was arrested for

Court: Unknown

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention

Violation details: Unknown


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