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Saudi Arabia Approves New Law against Harassment.

5/31/2018 12:00:00 AM   |      |   

Saudi Arabia Approves New Law against Harassment.

Saudi Shura Council approved a new draft legislation outlawing harassment with sentences reaching up to two years in prison and fines up to $26,600 or one of the two sentences if convicted. The sentence could be increased to five years’ of imprisonment and a fine around $80,000 in certain cases.

The new law has been drafted because of the negative effects of harassment on individuals, families and the society. It aims to preserve the privacy and dignity of individuals guaranteed by the provisions of the Islamic law and regulations.

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