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Dr Abdul Aziz al-Tarifi

Scholar

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Date of Birth
1976
City Of Birth
Kuwait
Gender
Male
Nationality
Saudi
Education
He obtained a Bachelors from Imam University, then devoted himself to self-education until he became one of the most famous scholars in Saudi Arabia

About The Detainee

Researcher and activist in advocacy and rights. Al-Tarifi was known for his advocacy of rights and freedoms and his advocacy of justice and fairness from an Islamic perspective, and thus he was widely accepted by the people. He had a large following who sought his fatwas and followed him on Twitter.

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2016-04-23
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City Of Internment:
Riyadh
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Reason
Some of his tweets and positions in which he was demanding rights and calling for the lifting of injustice
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Method
He was arrested from his home when authorities raided and searched his home before taking him to an unknown location
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Practices And Violations
- Al-Tarifi is subjected to deliberate medical neglect. He suffers from chronic diseases and was transferred to hospital after his health deteriorated. campaign of demonisation by Twitter accounts affiliated with the authorities. - Constant delays in his trial or release - He was subjected to solitary confinement and prevented from communicating with his family despite his poor health - Many sympathised with him at the time of his arrest, but Al-Tarifi and all those sympathetic to him faced a
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
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Prison
Al-Ha’ir
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Trial and legal proceedings
He has not been presented before a court since the date of his arrest

Time Line For Arrest

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