Dr Zuhair Muhammad Kutbi
About The Detainee
A writer and an academic; he is considered an advocate for political reform in Saudi Arabia through the application of a constitutional monarchy. He has published many articles in Saudi newspapers, including Okaz, and has written many books in the field of politics and history. He was arrested more than once due to his reformist views and criticism of the Saudi regime. Dr Kutbi had previously submitted a document of reform to King Fahad, demanding political reform and the separation of the Council of Ministers from the Monarch.