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Aida Ali Al-Ghamdi

detainee

Date of Birth
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City Of Birth
Albaha
Gender
Female
Nationality
Saudi
Education
Middle School

About The Detainee

- Aida Ali Al-Ghamdi, the mother of the detainee Adel Ali Al-Ghamdi, and the mother of the opponent of the Saudi regime, Abdullah Ali Al-Ghamdi, who resides in Britain - Aida Ali Al-Ghamdi suffers from diabetes, high blood pressure, and severe pain in the back and neck

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2018-03-16
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City Of Internment:
Jeddah
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Reason
For receiving a money transfer from her son, who opposes the Saudi regime, Abdullah Ali Al-Ghamdi, who lives in Britain
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Method
She was arrested with her son, Adel Ali Al-Ghamdi, while Adel was driving
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Practices And Violations
1. An arrest without showing an arrest warrant 2 . She was arrested by civilians 3. The news of her arrest was hidden for more than 3 days 4. Her children were threatened that should they contact with her dissident son Abdullah who is living in Britain, she would be killed 5. Solitary confinement for more than 3 months 6. Severe beatings, putting out cigarette on her and forcing her to watch pornographic films 7. Moving her between Dhahban prison in Jeddah and Riyadh without notifying her relatives 8. The use of excessive force by beating and threatening her son, Adel Ali Al-Ghamdi, who is detained with her, to add charges against his mother 9. Torturing her in front of her detained son Adel, and vice versa
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
The arrest of an elderly woman with her son to pressure her son - who opposes the Saudi regime - to remain silent
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Prison
Dhahban Jeddah, then moved to Dammam Political Prison
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Trial and legal proceedings
Show trials completely lacking in fairness, independence and transparency

Time Line For Arrest

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