Friday, January 05, 2018

Saudi Arabia Launches Crackdown after Alleged Gay Wedding Video Goes Viral

PinkNews reports:

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have reportedly carried out raids in response to a video purporting to show a gay wedding ceremony.

The clip, which features two men in traditional Saudi dress in an apparent wedding ceremony, went viral in the country this week - with many expressing their outrage and posting homophobic messages. 

It has sparked a witch hunt in the country - as the country’s authorities [are] now trying to track down the men involved.

Homosexuality is strictly forbidden in Saudi Arabia, where gay people can face imprisonment, violent punishments or even the death penalty.

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