Saudi Activist Summoned for Interrogation

The Gulf Center for Human Rights:

On 6 May 2013, human rights defender, Fawzan al-Harbi received a call from al-Rawda police station  in relation to a warrant issued by the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution in Riyadh. They summoned him to appear on 11 May 2013.

Al-Harbi is the co-founder and deputy president of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA) and it’s believed that the warrant is related to his human rights activities.

On 22 May 2012, Saudi authorities stopped human rights defender Fowzan al-Harbi at the King Khalid airport in Riyadh and prevented him from traveling to Geneva in order to attend a human rights conference.