Sep 5, 2018
3 MILLION FINE & 5 YEARS JAIL TERM FOR SOCIAL MEDIA VIOLATIONS IN SAUDI ARABIA
Producing or sending or forwarding any content that ridicules, mocks, provokes and disrupts public order, religious values and public moral through social media will be considered as cyber-crime. Read : Saudi police arrested a girl for stealing car
The Public Prosecution tweeted that such cyber-crime will be punishable by a maximum of 5 years jail term and a fine up to 3 million Saudi riyals. Recommend : Girl arrested for Kiki challenge with improper dressing
- In the last year (2017), Saudi authorities issued a public call for citizens to report such social activities of their fellow citizens under a broad definition of '"terrorist" crimes.
- The Kingdom's public prosecutor also announced recently, It was seeking the death penalty in the case against a Muslim Brother-hood supporter. See Also : A girl arrested for forcibly hugging singer in a concert