Mohanad Al Mahimeed
Human rights activist / political activist
Date of Birth
١٩ يناير ١٩٩١
City Of Birth
About The Detainee
Human rights social media activist who called for peaceful demonstrations to demand workers rights and organised a sit in.
Arrest And Human Rights Violations
Date Of Arrest:
City Of Internment:
Peaceful sit in.
He was arrested during the peaceful sit-in.
Practices And Violations
Psychological and physical torture. He was not allowed to communicate with a lawyer. He was drugged. Solitary confinement for approximately 80 days.
The Human Dimension In His Detention
Trial and legal proceedings
He was brought before the specialised criminal court and charged with a number of crimes; organising a sit in, Projecting images of the sit-in, showing a lack of respect towards the authorities and insulting officials. He was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, banned from travelling abroad for the same amount of time and fine a 100.000 riyals.
Time Line For Arrest
His arrest date
The date he was sentenced