This often leaves the person extremely vulnerable and subject to a life of fear, misery and in some cases leads to suicide. While the government has designated several hospitals to treat those people infected with AIDS or HIV, other hospitals often refuse to care for such people or fail to treat them in a compassionate and humane manner. Hidden categories: Article 6 prohibits creating, distributing or accessing online content or webpages that the government deems to be pornographic or in violation of religious values or public morals or is a threat to public health, safety or order. Sharia law principles underpinning the criminal law in Saudi Arabia also impose strict dress codes that impact on the gender expression of transgender people. Publicly being identified as a homosexual is seen as deeply offensive, nicknamed Makhaneeth or Luti a faggot, effeminate, sinner and even scum.
The report also included contradictory views on whether the death penalty is actively applied for individuals found guilty of same-sex sexual relations.
In January a Saudi economics professor at King Abdul Aziz University was permitted to conduct of survey of a handful of Saudi University students on their level of education about the pandemic. According to the official report, the men were caught cross-dressing, wearing ladies makeup and trying to pick up other men. Subscribe to our newsletters. Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via messenger Share this with Share this article via email Share this article via flipboard Copy link.
Censorship in Saudi Arabia.