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Colonel Dr Zayed al-Banawi

Soldier

detainee

Date of Birth
1968
City Of Birth
Aseer
Gender
Male
Nationality
Saudi
Education
PhD in Political and Security Sciences

About The Detainee

Retired colonel from the Ministry of Interior; PhD in Political and Security Sciences

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2017-10-04
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City Of Internment:
Riyadh
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Reason
His criticism of UAE policy, warning about the danger of these policies on Saudi Arabia and of its presence in Yemen
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Method
Security forces raided his home and arrested him
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Practices And Violations
Deliberate medical negligence, especially since he suffers from illnesses such as complete hormonal failure and myofibrosis; he became afflicted with cancer whilst in prison.
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
- He has cancer - He was harassed before his arrest to force him to resign, denying him a promotion
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Prison
Al-Ha’ir, Riyadh
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Trial and legal proceedings
He was charged with insulting a friendly country; his trial has not yet begun.

Time Line For Arrest

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