- Location of case in SG report
- Relevant SG report
- Year of the report
- Country Geolocation
- Country Geolocation (linked Countries)
- Saudi Arabia
- Middle East and North Africa
- UN body that raised the case prior to the SG report
- UN Special Procedures: Thematic
- Dates of prior UN action
- 25 June 2018
- Type of record
- Named individual
- Was the victim a foreign national?
- Was the victim a minor?
- Individual's/organization's activity
of the Mwatana Organization for Human Rights
- Type of rights defended
- Unclear in SG Report
- Was the victim a civil servant, member of the security forces or of the judiciary?
- Reported trigger of reprisal
Mr. Al-Faqih had actively participated in Human Rights Council sessions in 2017
- Engagement with UN body
- UN Special Procedures: country
- Dates of engagement
- Type of attempted engagement
- Participation in meeting on UN premises
- Dates of mentioned reprisals
- 18 June 2018
- Location of mentioned reprisals
- Seiyun airport
- Reprisal information
The detention and confiscation of their passports at Seiyun airport by military police were reportedly based on orders received from the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, and caused them to not be able to travel
- Types of reprisals suffered
- Detention/Imprisonment: Release within a day
- Travel restriction
- Alleged/likely perpetrators
- State actors
- Was the reprisal based on new legislation?
- Does the report make general comment about country’s environment for engagement with UN?
- Government response dates
- 28 June 2018
- Government response content
Government responded stating that Saudi Arabia is not concerned with these cases since they are in the territories of Yemen
- Is the country cited for a "pattern of reprisal" in the context of this case?
- Is a pattern of reprisals mentioned otherwise in the context of this case?
- Does the report cite "self-censorship" as an issue in the context of this case?
- How many times has the case been followed up in subsequent SG reports?