Islamic Human Rights Commission. Human rights in Saudi Arabia are intended to be based on the Wahhabi religious laws under absolute rule of the Saudi royal family. Saudi Arabia A Country Study. Saudi King Salman's brother has played down controversial remarks he made to anti-Saudi protesters in London that sparked furious speculation about possible discord within the royal family. Speech, the press and other forms of communicative media, including television and radio broadcasting and Internet reception, are actively censored by the government to prevent political dissent and anything deemed, by the government, to be offensive to the Wahhabi culture or Islamic morality. Segregation in countries by type in some countries, categories overlap. In the s, it was reported that women were sentenced to lashes for adultery; the women were actually victims of rape, but because they could not prove who the perpetrators were, they were deemed guilty of committing adultery.
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It's thought cinemas are breading grounds for men and women to mingle unsupervised, This could lead to immoral actions outside the realm of marriage. Did you know it's not okay to take pictures of people on the street in Saudi Arabia? You must have an account and be logged in to comment. One should also avoid photographing local people - especially Saudi Arabian men without their permission - and don't point a camera in the direction of women. Public demonstrations or any public act of dissent are forbidden. Sixteen people who tried to create a human rights organization in were arrested in Februarycharged in Augustand convicted on 22 November of "forming a secret [organization], attempting to seize power, incitement against the King, financing terrorism, and money laundering" and sentenced by the Specialized Criminal Court to 5—30 years' imprisonment, to be followed by travel bans.