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Gharam Sarhan Al-Bishi

Scholar

detainee

Date of Birth
1986
City Of Birth
Bisha
Gender
Male
Nationality
Saudi
Education
Bachelor’s in Islamic Studies

About The Detainee

A TV presenter and Islamic preacher. He has many television programs focusing on the youth, presenting societal values in a creative manner.

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2017-09-01
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City Of Internment:
Riyadh
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Reason
Within the campaign targeting influencers in Saudi society
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Method
Unknown
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Practices And Violations
- He was not permitted to appoint a lawyer - He was subjected to enforced disappearance for 5 months and he was denied contact with his family
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
He is the only breadwinner for his family. His grandmother, who lives with him, recorded a video clip that went viral on social media, calling on the authorities to release her grandson as he is the only provider for her and his family.
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Prison
Al-Ha’ir Prison in Riyadh
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Trial and legal proceedings
He trial began in secret in November 2018 with charges of communicating with foreign entities.

Time Line For Arrest

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