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Naseema Alsadah

Human rights activist / political activist

Released

Date of Birth
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City Of Birth
Qatif
Gender
Female
Nationality
Saudi
Education
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About The Detainee

A human rights activist known for her demands for the rights of women and the Shiite minority, and who participated in the Qatif protests in 2017. She ran in the municipal elections in 2015 before she was disqualified, and conducted several campaigns to demand that women be allowed to drive.

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2018-07-30
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City Of Internment:
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Reason
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Method
Security forces raided her house and arrested her
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Practices And Violations
Arbitrary arrest solitary confinement Prohibition of hiring a lawyer
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
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Prison
Al-Mabahith Prison in Dammam and Al-Ha'ir Prison
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Trial and legal proceedings
The Specialised Criminal Court sentenced her to 5 years in prison based on her confessing the tweets she made, and suspended the enforcement for two years as a result of international pressure.

Time Line For Arrest

2018-07-30

She was arrested

2019-07-18

A secret court session was held

2020-02-19

A second secret court session was held

2020-11-25

A third secret court session was held

2021-03-01

Her sentence was confirmed by the Court of Appeal

2021-06-01

She was released

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