Tag: Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Saudi Arabia)

2 Saudi men arrested for offering free hugs

November 24, 2013 09:24                                                                             Still from YouTube video showing Bandr Swed during his ‘Free Hugs’ campaign / Saudi Free B.H Two Saudis have been detained in the country’s capital for offering free hugs to passers-by. The local police arrested them for ‘indulging in exotic practices’ and offending […]

Saudi women allowed to ride bikes

Photo: EPA Saudi women, who for many years have sought opportunities to operate vehicles have obtained such a right with the corresponding decision being made by the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in the Saudi kingdom.  However, they have only been allowed to […]