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Sanctions should be imposed against the regime until it ensures democracy and human rights for all its citizens.” Gay Middle East sent and email to the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in London which was read and ignored.To the knowledge of Gay Middle East, this is first known reported case of entrapment for homosexuality via facebook in the KSA.
A British Foreign and Commonwealth spokesperson told Gay Middle East: “We are aware of the reports and seeking further information.
The man, whose exact identity is not known, was arrested on 23 December (2011) but full details of the incident are only now becoming clear after a detailed investigation by Gay Middle East.
Experts warn he may face blackmail and/or corporal punishment.
While this case may seem to Western readers as breaching the privacy rights, Saudi Arabia does not provide the right to privacy.
In fact the religious police encourage reporting of any “deviant” behaviour and deliberately entrap a person for homosexuality, for example a British male Nurse who was recently entrapped via fake SMS sent by the religious police.
Ahmad, a 37-year-old Saudi engineer, mentioned that he is concerned with using online dating services and websites.
“Anyone from the “Hay’ah”, (the religious police) can use those websites to entrap gay men.The UK opposes all discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people in all circumstances.We are committed to combating violence and discrimination against LGBT people as an integral part of our international human rights work.The report by Sabaq electronic journal mentions that a Saudi citizen reported an unnamed 30-year old man to the Religious police in Saudi Arabia, known as the Committee for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, which proceeded to apprehend the man who finally confessed that “the Facebook profile is his and that he had been using it for obscenity acts with other men”.KSA law is not strictly codified and its implementation, in either a lenient or severe manner, depends mostly on religious Sunni judges and scholars, as well as royal decrees (and thus subject to extreme variability).All communications (including electronic) can be seized by the government for evidence in criminal trials; previously men have been arrested for homosexuality via paltalk (a social networking site popular in the Gulf), and gay-dating sites.