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DescriptionThe death penalty for homosexual activity is theoretically justifiable under the Islamic Sharia, which is the main sauce of law in Saudi Arabia. However, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has stated that the use of the death penalty is now reserved only for those convicted of murder. Additionally, Ziad Shaalan, a high profile Saudi lawyer, has said that the punishment for homosexuality is 5 years imprisonment and/or a fine.
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 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/apr/03/saudi-arabia-executes-man-during-muslim-holy-month-of-ramadan


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Deleted by l_hrz. other penalty

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Revision by Pizzaslices412653. Death penalty in Saudi Arabia for homosexuality

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  • Other "says sauce instead of source in the first paragraph "
  • Status is not correct "It should be imprisonment as punishment, the description contradicts the status."
  • Status is not correct "The description contradicts the status."

Revision by daikman. death penalty for homosexuality is not used in practice.

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DescriptionHomosexuality is punishable by the death penalty.The death penalty for homosexual activity is theoretically justifiable under the Islamic Sharia, which is the main sauce of law in Saudi Arabia.

However, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has stated that the use of the death penalty is now reserved only for those convicted of murder.

Additionally, Ziad Shaalan, a high profile Saudi lawyer, has said that the punishment for homosexuality is 5 years imprisonment and/or a fine.
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Homosexuality is punishable by the death penalty. The death penalty for homosexual activity is theoretically justifiable under the Islamic Sharia, which is the main sauce of law in Saudi Arabia. However, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has stated that the use of the death penalty is now reserved only for those convicted of murder. Additionally, Ziad Shaalan, a high profile Saudi lawyer, has said that the punishment for homosexuality is 5 years imprisonment and/or a fine.
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
https://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

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/apr/03/saudi-arabia-executes-man-during-muslim-holy-month-of-ramadan
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https://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 https://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 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/apr/03/saudi-arabia-executes-man-during-muslim-holy-month-of-ramadan
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  • Other "Typo, Wrong type of sauce, should be source."

Revision by Pizzaslices412653. Unknown date

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Start DateMay 30, 2022(NONE)
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  • Status is not correct
  • Newer law has been passed "The death penalty is no longer a punishment for homosexuality"
  • Status is not correct "Sources state it is punishable by jailtime or fines."
  • Other "sources state it's punishable by jailtime or fine."
  • Status is not correct
  • 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 by Pizzaslices412653. Homosexuality is punishable by the death penalty in Saudi Arabia.

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DescriptionHomosexuality is punishable by five years imprisonment and/or a fine of SR3 millionHomosexuality is punishable by the death penalty.
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Homosexuality is punishable by five years imprisonment and/or a fine of SR3 million the death penalty.
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  • 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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