Saudi Arabia: Man sentenced for homosexuality

Saudi Arabia: Man sentenced for homosexuality

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Index Number: MDE 23/013/2010
Date Published: 12 November 2010
Categories: Saudi Arabia

A 27-year-old Saudi Arabian man is reported to have been sentenced to 500 lashes and five years’ imprisonment by a court in Jeddah for the criminal offence of homosexuality, among other charges. He was already serving one year’s imprisonment after being convicted earlier this year on a separate charge of homosexuality, among other offences.


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