According to sources, both Al Syed Hashim Al Awami and Adnan Al-Abdul Jabar were detained at night when they were participating peaceful protest in Qatif. Hundreds of protesters were demanding the immediate release of Shiakh Nimr al-Nimr who was short injured and arrested by Saudi forces on 08 July, 2012.
The detained Al Syed Hashim Al Awami and Adnan Al-Abdul Jabar have been transferred to unknown location. His family has no information about him.
On 10 July 2012, Saudi security forces also detained Shiite youngster, Haider Ali Al Dawood, from Safwa town in Qatif.