Question: What is the punishment for adultery in Saudi Arabia?

Adultery (unmarried adulterers can be sentenced to 100 lashes, married ones can be sentenced to stoning.)

Is stoning a punishment in Saudi Arabia?

As of September 2010, stoning is a punishment that is included in the laws in some countries including Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Yemen and some predominantly Muslim states in northern Nigeria as punishment for Zina (adultery by married persons).

What is the punishment for theft in Saudi Arabia?

Theft (stealing in secret) is punished by the amputation of the offenders right hand, and armed or highway robbery may be punished by execution, crucifixion, or amputation of hands and feet from opposite sides of the body, depending on the severity of the offense.

What happens if you steal in Saudi Arabia?

Although repeated theft can be punishable by amputation of the right hand and aggravated theft by the cross-amputation of a hand and a foot, only one instance of judicial amputation was reported between 2007 and 2010. Homosexual acts are punishable by flogging, imprisonment or death.

What happens if you steal something in Saudi Arabia?

Although repeated theft can be punishable by amputation of the right hand and aggravated theft by the cross-amputation of a hand and a foot, only one instance of judicial amputation was reported between 2007 and 2010. Homosexual acts are punishable by flogging, imprisonment or death.

How strict is Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia is a Muslim country in which Islamic law is strictly enforced. Saudi authorities advise that it is respectful to avoid eating or drinking in public during the day at this time. See Travelling during Ramadan.

Do Saudis vote?

Elections in Saudi Arabia have been historically rare. Municipal elections were held in 2005 planned for 2009. In September 2011 King Abdullah granted women the right to vote and stand in the 2015 municipal elections.

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