Saudi authorities have on Monday arrested the well-known preacher Aisha Al-Muhajiri, after raiding her home in Mecca city.
The account of “prisoners of conscience” on Twitter stated that preacher Al-Muhajiri, aged 65, was arrested after about 20 members of the State Security Service raided her home in Mecca and took her to Thahban prison.
تأكد لنا خبر اعتقال الداعية المعروفة #عائشة_المهاجري (65 عاماً) بعد مداهمة نحو 20 عنصراً من المباحث لمنزلها في مكة، وهي حالياً في سجن ذهبان.
وقد تأكد لنا أن خلفيات الاعتقال هي نشاطها الدعوي وتحفيظ القرآن في منزلها.
— معتقلي الرأي (@m3takl) February 15, 2021
The account confirmed that the reasons for the arrest were her “advocacy activity and Qur’an memorisation at her home.”
The Saudi regime has been conducting arrest campaigns for the past three years against preachers and opponents of the rule of crown prince Muhammad bin Salman (MBS), often targeting orthodox Sunni clerics and scholars