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Muhammad Al-Rabiah

Human rights activist / political activist

detainee

Date of Birth
1989
City Of Birth
Dammam
Gender
Male
Nationality
Saudi
Education
Bachelor’s in Engineering

About The Detainee

Human rights defender and activist. He has human rights activities as well as his civil service; he calls for rights and freedoms through his writings and blogs.

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2015-05-15
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City Of Internment:
Riyadh
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Reason
His human rights activism and defending human rights
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Method
He was arrested from his home without a warrant. His arrest came within the campaign that targeted other writers and human rights defenders. Security services accused them of being a cell that violated the religious and moral foundations of the Kingdom, and that they had foreign contacts targeting the country.
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Practices And Violations
- He was subjected to solitary confinement and severe torture at the start of his detention - He was not permitted to appoint a lawyer
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
He, along with others, were subjected to a fierce smear campaign to tarnish their image and reputation, through media and social media bots.
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Prison
Unknown
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Trial and legal proceedings
The charges against him, according to the authorities' statement: treason, working with foreign entities, and joining a cell that transcended the religious and moral foundations of the Kingdom. He was convicted without a trial. His file was neglected, and his trial never took place.

Time Line For Arrest

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