Entry #12071: Homosexual activity in Saudi Arabia

Current Version

RegionSaudi Arabia
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionHomosexuality is punishable by the death penalty.
Sourceshttps://www.siasat.com/saudi-homosexuals-to-be-punished-with-5-yrs-in-jail-sar-3m-fine-2338456/ https://gulfnews.com/world/gulf/saudi/saudi-legal-expert-homosexuality-punishable-by-5-years-in-jail-sr3m-fine-1.88247614
Reports (2)
  • Sources are invalid or broken "I do think saudi arabia never really care for death penalty its just prison or don't expose yourself for ya life but you can live there "
  • Newer law has been passed

Revision History (2)

Revision by Pizzaslices412653. Unknown date

Old Value New Value (Current)
Start Date2022-05-300000-01-01

Revision by Pizzaslices412653. Homosexuality is punishable by the death penalty in Saudi Arabia.

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
NoteHomosexuality is punishable by five years imprisonment and/or a fine of SR3 millionHomosexuality is punishable by the death penalty.
Reports (4)
  • Status is not correct "the maximum punishment is 5 years in prison. here a link from official Saudi newspaper with a lawyer https://www.al-madina.com/article/789051/%D9%85%D8%AD%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%AA/%D9%82%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%88%D9%86%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D9%83%D8%B4%D9%81-%D8%B9%D9%82%D9%88%D8%A8%D8%A9-%D9%88%D8%BA%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B4%D8%B0%D9%88%D8%B0"
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Other "Sources contradict it"
  • Status is not correct "Homosexuality In Saudi Arabia is has been found to be the death penalty and sometimes arrested: https://www.humandignitytrust.org/country-profile/saudi-arabia/"

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