Entry #10104: Censorship of LGBT Issues in Saudi Arabia

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RegionSaudi Arabia
IssueCensorship of LGBT Issues
StatusImprisonment as punishment
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionIn Saudi Arabia, there are laws restricting freedom of Expression . While there is not a specific law that bans freedom of expression, a prominent number of figures have been sentenced to lashings , imprisonment due to promoting LGBTQ topics.
Sourceshttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/gay-saudi-arabian-man-sentenced-three-years-and-450-lashes-meeting-men-twitter-9628204.html


Revision History (2)

Revision by omalpau

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Revision by Muhammadaji2022

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NoteIn Saudi Arabia, there are no laws restricting to discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.In Saudi Arabia, there are laws restricting freedom of Expression . While there is not a specific law that bans freedom of expression, a prominent number of figures have been sentenced to lashings , imprisonment due to promoting LGBTQ topics.
Sourceshttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/gay-saudi-arabian-man-sentenced-three-years-and-450-lashes-meeting-men-twitter-9628204.html
Reports (3)
  • Status is not correct "If you talk about LGBT showing who you are and that you live in Saudi Arabia, YOU WILL GET PUNISHED FOR PROMOTING QUEERNESS "
  • Status is not correct "Games, shows and cartoons, etc. of LGBT characters/scenes/episodes. Are all censored in Saudi Arabia."
  • Status is not correct "In Saudi Arabia, you are not allowed to promote or discuss LGBTQ+ topics, as it is seen as propaganda"

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