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Turki Abdulrahman Al-Jasser

journalist and media

Forcibly disappeared

Date of Birth
الرياض
City Of Birth
Riyadh
Gender
Male
Nationality
Saudi
Education
Bachelor’s in the Arabic language

About The Detainee

Journalist and writer; active on social media

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2018-05-10
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City Of Internment:
Riyadh
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Reason
Saudi authorities believe that he is behind the opposition Twitter account ‘Kashkool’
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Method
State Security forces raided his home in a horrific manner and arrested him violently without presenting a warrant for his arrest
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Practices And Violations
- He is disappeared since his arrest, with leaked news suggesting he may have been brutally killed as a result of the Saudi authorities' suspicion that he is managing the Twitter account criticising Saudi policies. - It is likely that Saudi authorities found him using spies working for them in Twitter’s regional office in Dubai
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
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Prison
Unknown
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Trial and legal proceedings
No charges were made against him. Authorities have not responded to repeated enquiries about his whereabouts

Time Line For Arrest

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