Saudi Arabia to end flogging as form of punishment – document

Click For Larger Image & Read More
Saudi Arabia to end flogging as form of...
 © CyprusMail 2020
Saudi Arabia is ending flogging as a form of punishment, according to a document from the kingdom’s top court seen by Reuters on Friday.

The decision by the General Commission for the Supreme Court, taken sometime this month, will see the punishment replaced by prison sentences or fines, or a mixture of both.

“The decision is an extension of the human rights reforms introduced under the direction of King Salman and the direct supervision of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman,” the document said.

Flogging has been applied to...


Read all latest: Cyprus Coronavirus News Updates - Live

This article was automatically added to our system 24-4-2020

Saudi Arabia to end flogging as form of punishment – document


The contents of this article including any associated images are © CyprusMail 2020
Views & opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and/or CyprusMail .

Advertise Here

  Trending Cyprus News

Advertise Here

Article Tags: saudi, arabia, flogging, punishment, document,