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Sulaiman al-Elwan

Researcher and thinker

detainee

Date of Birth
1969
City Of Birth
Buraydah
Gender
Male
Nationality
Saudi
Education
Sharia Scholar

About The Detainee

A cleric, human rights activist, interested in the science of hadith

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2004-01-01
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City Of Internment:
Buraydah
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Reason
Expressing his opinion, calling for rights and freedoms, and criticising some Saudi government policies
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Method
He was arrested from his home by a security forces from the National Investigation Department
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Practices And Violations
- He was subjected to solitary confinement - He was subjected to physical torture and deprived of sleep for long periods of time
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
He suffers from chronic diseases and a slipped disc in his back. He was not allowed to receive the necessary medical care he needed.
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Prison
Tarfiyya Prison in Buraydah
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Trial and legal proceedings
He was charged with violating the Council of Senior Scholars' opinions and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment and a 10-year travel ban.

Time Line For Arrest

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