Mr. Mohamed Al-Magaleh, a journalist and human rights defender, was kidnapped on 17 September 2009 by members of the Security Services in Sana'a and has since disappeared. Alkarama fears that he will be subjected to torture and ill-treatment.
More than six years since his arrest, after having paid a visit to the Vice Minister of Interior of Saudi Arabia, based on the promise of a fair trial, Mr. Ali Al-Faqasi has still not been tried and continues to be detained incommunicado.
Arrested on 13 December 2002 at Dubai airport by State Security forces (Amn Al-Dawla), Mr Nabil Al-Hassani was tortured in their custody for 76 days before being transferred to Saudi Arabia where he remains detained without trial.
At the end of March 2007, Nawaf Abdullah Alawi Nasser Al-Haithami's family lost all contact with him in Iraq. His family feared the worst due to the precarious security situation in Iraq. They later learned however, through an anonymous phone call from ‘an Iraqi family', that Nawaf was being held in U.S.-run Camp Buka Prison, now closed as of 17 September 2009.