Dr Sa’d bin Mattar Al-Otaibi
About The Detainee
An academic and researcher; Professor of Sharia policy and public systems at the Higher Judicial Institute; a member of the ‘judiciary’ association and the ‘Saudi Society for Political Science’. He has clear stances rejecting the relationship and normalisation with Israel. There were reports that Saudi authorities asked him to support new domestic and foreign policies, including rapprochement with Israel, as a condition for ending his detention.