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Saudi Arabia considering law to criminalise insulting islam

including in social media

Saudi Arabia considering law to criminalise insulting islam including in social media


Interesting article by Reuters whereby Saudi Arabia said to be looking at ways to criminalise insulting Islam including through social media.The potential regulations come five months after a Saudi blogger and columnist  Hamza Kashgari, 23, was arrested for tweeting comments deemed as insulting the Prophet Mohammad. It is reported that the proposed regulations will carry heavy penalties