Ali Al Ahmed

Ali Al Ahmed‘s political career began at age 14, when he became Saudi Arabia’s youngest political prisoner.

He has since been a frequent consultant to major world media outlets including CBS News, CNN, PBS, Fox News, The Washington Post, and the Associated Press. He is also the founder and director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs, which specialises on Saudi politics.



Saudi Arabia

Virtual: Human Rights in Saudi Arabia with Ali Al Ahmed

Ali Al Ahmed, formerly Saudi Arabia’s youngest political prisoner, addresses the 6th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see below for full prepared remarks.   Full Remarks   Thank you so much for having me. My name is Ali Al Ahmed, I’m calling you from Washington DC. I wanted