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Yasir Abdullah Al-Ayaaf

Human Rights Activist

detainee

Date of Birth
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City Of Birth
Unknown
Gender
Male
Nationality
Saudi Arabian
Education
Unknown

About The Detainee

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2018-07-31
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City Of Internment:
Buraydah
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Reason
Part of a campaign of arrests that included a number of media personalities and human rights activists in 2018
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Method
He was stopped in the street and taken to his residence, and upon a search of his home he was detained by a security squad from the state security forces
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Practices And Violations
- Solitary confinement - Denial of counsel - Arbitrary detention - Subjecting the prisoner to electrocution
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
- The arrest of his father while he was a child, followed by the subsequent arrest of his mother - Inability to complete his education as a result of the arrests to which he has been subject
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Prison
Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh
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Trial and legal proceedings
A series of accusation have been levelled at the prisoner, among which are; defamation of the country through contact with hostile media; he has also been accused of [copying/disseminating] literature that is banned in Saudi Arabia

Time Line For Arrest

He was tried secretly, without appointment, and denied the right to counsel

2017-09-11

Arrested

2021-04-01

The Specialised Criminal Court in Riyadh handed down a sentence of incarceration for a period of two years

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