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Violation of the Public Decency Law
Ito ang may pinakamababa na parusa at wala itong hatol na pagkakakulong kundi magbabayad lamang ng multa.
Reference: Excerpt from ArabNews’ All you need to know about the new Saudi public decency code
Published: September 28, 2019
Indecent behavior that includes any act of sexual nature, Every participant will be penalized (3000 SAR for first offense and 6000 SAR for second offense)
Wearing improper clothing in public places. Dress code for vistors to Saudi Arabia shall be in accordance with the standards set for such purpose. (500 SAR for first offense and 1000 for second offense)
Contempt of Religion
Ito ay may hatol na pagkakakulong at may napakalaking multa.
Reference: Excerpt from Okaz’s The “Shura Council” restructures its committees and discusses the anti-discrimination system today. Ten years imprisonment is the penalty for establishing an entity for contempt of religion (Note: translated to English from Arabic)
Published: November 13, 2017
And the system refers to punishing those who prove insulting to the Divine Self , or mocking, or offending the prophets and messengers, or their spouses, with imprisonment for a period of no less than seven years, and a fine ranging between 500 thousand riyals and two million riyals,
while anyone who transgress the sacred texts, with distortion, or destroying, desecrating, or offending in any way, or sabotaging, damaging, or desecrating places of worship, is punished with imprisonment for a period of no less than five years and a fine ranging between 250 thousand riyals and one million riyals, or to either punishments,
while all who prove committing an act or statement that would cause discrimination towards others on the basis of religion, sect, race, tribe, country and region, or gender, is punished with imprisonment for a period of no less than five years and a fine of not less than 500 thousand riyals, and not more than One million riyals.
Reference: Excerpt from The Saudi Press Agency’s Dr. Al-Awad: Contempt of religions and beliefs, and insulting religious symbols is an explicit call to religious hatred (Note: translated to English from Arabic)
Published: October 29, 2020 AD SPA
His Excellency the President of the Human Rights Commission, Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, affirmed that contempt of religions and beliefs and insulting of religious symbols is an explicit invitation to religious hatred that international human rights law has prohibited.
His Excellency indicated that freedom of opinion and expression should promote tolerance and coexistence between societies within the framework of the integration and interdependence of human rights and their indivisibility.
Violation of the Anti-Cyber Crime Law
Ito ang may pinakamabigat na parusa na pagkakakulong at pinakamalaking multa.
Reference: Excerpt from The Anti-cyber Crime Law of Saudi Arabia
Published: January 20, 2007
Article 6: Any person who commits one of the following cyber crimes shall be subject to imprisonment for a period not exceeding five years and a fine not exceeding three million riyals or to either punishment:
1. Production, preparation, transmission, or storage of material impinging on public order, religious values, public morals, and privacy, through the information network or computers.
Article 9: Any person who incites, assists or collaborates with others to commit any of the crimes stipulated in this Law shall be subject to a punishment not exceeding the maximum punishment designated for such crimes, if the crime is committed as a result of said incitement, assistance or collaboration, and he shall be subject to a punishment not exceeding half the maximum punishment designated, if the intended crime is not committed.
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