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Aziza Muhammad Al-Yusuf

Human rights activist / political activist

Temporary release / released

Date of Birth
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City Of Birth
Dammam
Gender
Female
Nationality
Saudi
Education
Masters in Computer Science

About The Detainee

She led several campaigns to demand for women's rights, and was previously arrested in 2013 for participating in the call to allow women to drive, which later became permitted.

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2018-05-17
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City Of Internment:
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Reason
She led several campaigns to demand for women's rights, and was previously arrested in 2013 for participating in the call to allow women to drive, which later became permitted.
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Method
As part of a campaign that targeted many women activists
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Practices And Violations
She was subjected to physical and psychological torture She was molested Her reputation has been tarnished by an intense media campaign She was banned from traveling and doing any work or study
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
She is elderly
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Prison
Al-Ha'ir in Riyadh
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Trial and legal proceedings
A secret court session was held in the Specialised Criminal Court on 13th March 2019. She was accused of communicating with foreign entities and international media professionals, and no media agency was allowed to attend despite the request of many to do so.

Time Line For Arrest

2018-05-17

She was detained

2019-03-13

Her case was submitted to the Specialisedd Criminal Court

2019-03-31

She was temporarily released

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