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Saudi naked dancing youth gets 2,000 lashes and 10 years

Saudi naked dancing youth gets 2,000 lashes and 10 years

Oct 03, Manama: A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a young man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for dancing naked on the roof of a car. The defendant was also ordered to pay a 50,000 Saudi riyal (Dh48,956) fine for his “indecent act” committed in winter at a camp where young […]

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Saudi website founder gets seven years jail, 600 lashes

Saudi website founder gets seven years jail, 600 lashes

July 31, Riyadh: The founder of a liberal minded website in Saudi Arabic has been sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes after angering Islamic authorities in the country, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. Raif Badawi, through his website known as Free Saudi Liberals, had urged Saudis to share opinions about the role […]

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