Dr. Musa bin Muhammed bin Yahya Al-Qarni
About The Detainee
An academic. He completed his university studies in the university of Muhammed bin Saud. After that he worked in the Islamic university of Madinah. he then completed his masters and doctorate in the university of Um- Al-Qura. He worked at the Islamic university as the deputy headmaster then he became the Dean of Student affairs and proceeded after that as the head of the department of Jurisprudence at the university. He also supervised and discussed many academic research for his masters and doctorate. He worked after his retirment as a solicitor and attached huge importance to the domain of human rights. He had many efforts in spreading human rights awareness. One of his most notable activities was his weekly consultations which would take place at his home every Saturdays. In 2007 he held a meeting along with other human rights activist in Saudi and they agreed to establish a human rights association and submit it to a goverment agency for adoption as an official association.
Arrest And Human Rights Violations
Time Line For Arrest
The date he got arrested
After the first trial another 35 trials took place
The special criminal court senteced him to 20 years and prevented him from travelling a further 20 years after his release