Saudi Arabia warns Twitter and Facebook ‘rumour-mongers’ they risk death penalty

The Muslim Issue

Revealed: Saudi Arabia warns Twitter and Facebook ‘rumour-mongers’ they risk DEATH PENALTY in first ruling of its kind

  • The rules were announced by a government source to a state-run website
  • They claimed sites like Facebook and Twitter ’cause confusion in societies’
  • The punishments will range from a social media ban to the death penalty
  • It is the first rule of its kind although Saudi law does censor ‘mass media’

By Jay Akbar For Mailonline

Published: 16:13, 6 October 2015 |

Saudi Arabia has threatened to execute those who ‘spread rumours’ about the government on social media, a state-run website has reported.

It is the first time the Gulf nation, which has come under fire for issuing death penalties to protesters, has created a rule to punish ordinary people for what they say on Twitter and Facebook, human rights campaigners Reprieve told MailOnline.

There are already laws and departments to censor…

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Saudi Arabia to behead disabled man ‘for taking part in protests’

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Saudi Arabia to behead disabled man ‘for taking part in protests’ after ‘forced confession’

Campaigners believe the country’s authorities may be emboldened after Donald Trump failed to bring up human rights on recent visit

by Will Worley
The Independent

Saudi Arabia to behead disabled man 'for taking part in protests' after 'forced confession'

A court in Saudi Arabia has upheld a death sentence for a disabled man who was arrested after he attended a protest, campaigners have said.

Munir al-Adam, 23, was beaten so badly he lost hearing in one ear during demonstrations in the Shia dominated east of the country in 2012.

Human rights campaigners have slammed the decision, calling it “shocking” and demanding the White House intervenes.

Mr Adam was sentenced to death in a secretive trial in the country’s Specialised Criminal Court last year. Now, an appellate court has decided the sentence should be carried out, despite international criticism.

Mr Adam only has the opportunity to appeal the decision once more before King…

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Venice Reflected~

Oh Venice, you are so wonderful, and so overcrowded with tourists!


It is hard to fully appreciate you, amongst the hordes.


Avoiding the main tourist draws is the only way to be alone in Venice, and it is still quite a challenge to find quiet spots.


We were here in the first week in April and the crowds were significantly problematic. I can only imagine summertime.

I would recommend visiting Venice, if you want to, in the off-off season.


Several years ago we visited in winter and there were no crowds, even in Piazza San Marco. It is also much less expensive.

It is cold in winter, but so lovely to see Venice as she should be seen, in all her solitary glory, with locals who are actually happy to see you.

Cheers to you from amazing, but crowded Venice~

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Abgebrochen: Tali Sharot – Die Meinung der anderen: Wie sie unser Denken und Handeln bestimmt – und wie wir sie beeinflussen

Literatur von Nomadenseele

Ein Unternehmer überzeugt Investoren, Milliarden in ein windiges Biotechnologie-Startup zu stecken. Einem Arzt gelingt es nicht, seinen Patienten zu einer wichtigen Impfung zu bewegen. Was entscheidet also, ob uns das Denken anderer beeinflusst? Und wie beeinflussen wir die anderen? Die Psychologin und Neurowissenschaftlerin Tali Sharot findet anhand eigener Forschungsergebnisse verblüffende Antworten auf diese Fragen und analysiert die Hirnmechanismen, die hinter unseren Ansichten stecken. Sie zeigt, wie wir andere Menschen prägen können ― und von ihnen geprägt werden.

Wir nehmen ständig Einfluss auf andere Menschen: im Klassenzimmer, in der Teamsitzung oder in den Sozialen Medien. Und wir werden beeinflusst – meist unbewusst und mehr als uns lieb ist. Anhand eigener psychologischer, neurowissenschaftlicher und verhaltensökonomischer Forschungen belegt Tali Sharot, dass wir dieses Wechselspiel kaum durchschauen: Allzu oft sind wir steinzeitlichen Instinkten und Reflexen unterworfen – und daher zum Scheitern verdammt, wenn wir andere zu etwas bewegen wollen. Doch Sharot zeigt auch, wie…

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Heidelberg Reflected~


on the mirrored face,


of the river Neckar,

as sunlight fades,

in a peaceful town,

in Germany.

Cheers to you from Heidelberg at Sunset~

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Toate alimentele sunt controlate de doar ZECE corporatii!

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Being a Fanatic!! 

LAVANYA'S BLOG

Greetings, dear readers!

Summers have finally set in whole sole, and well, who can’t be thinking of the colder times? I love summers, but well, it’s human basic psychology! 😀

So this piece of verse was already a draft for quite a while, and has finally made through. I do hope you find relevance. (Mind, it’s Harry Potter fanatism;-))


Fandom!

​It’s over

My mind reminds

My heart doesn’t agree

Should read once more

Maybe, Harry has

Another adventure up his sleeve


Oh, it must be hidden away

Like the three headed Fluffy,

Or in the Forbidden Forest it lies

Like the unicorn or Aragog

Never have I forgone that!


“Wingardium leviosa”,

I call out thrice

None happens however

I hope Hermione appears back

To help me raise my bag


I wonder, where’s our other friend

Atleast, I expect him to be here

Red head, the blood traitor

Who’s proved his…

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When Injustice becomes law…. Resistance becomes Duty

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When injustice becomes law …. Resistance becomes a Duty

The photo with a person covered with the Palestinian flag and a statement that says: When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty. A quote by Thomas Jefferson, the American founding father, the principle author for the declaration of independence and the third American president. Ok, this statement always made me stop and make a respectful salute for it. I have to admit that knowing it was made by an American president made it kind of confusing. But it makes it in the meaning of today more applicable. After all, we are trying to practice the American school of democracy, since America is the place of democracy.

Anyway, the quote is something that I strongly feel it resembles me as a Palestinian. I often wanted to put it as my profile picture on Facebook, but I end up keeping my daughters’, thinking…

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‘Un-Islamic’ Statue Of Lady Justice Taken Down In Bangladesh

(NO SURPRISE, ISLAMIC LAW DOES NOT TOLERATE HONESTY AND FAIRNESS TO THE PEOPLE AS THESE QUALITIES ARE TRULY UN-ISLAMIC)

 

Islamists oppose ‘idol worship’ and considered the statue un-Islamic.

Source: ‘Un-Islamic’ Statue Of Lady Justice Taken Down In Bangladesh

Indiana faces records request backlog as Pence drags feet

Source: Indiana faces records request backlog as Pence drags feet