Breaking News

Saudi Arabia Bans Gays and Lesbians from School
Download PDF

A law that bans gays and ‘tom boys,’ lesbians, from attending schools and universities is being enforced by the Saudi Arabian government. The country has stated that they have to change their appearance and their behavior. The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice has been told to adopt high-level enforcement when it comes to the ban of homosexuals and females who tend to appear with a male look when at school.

The announcement was reported by the Arabic-language news agency, Al Sharq, and it reads as follows:

  
What
Where


“Instructions have been issued to all public schools and universities to ban the entry of gays and tom boys and to intensify their efforts to fight this phenomenon, which has been promoted by some websites.”

The instructions were not accompanied with information as to who issued the instructions. The instructions ban children and teens from appearing in school unless they change their behavior and stop homosexual practices in public places. Corporal and capital punishment can be used against those who are homosexual in Saudi Arabia, according to Shariah or Islamic Law. A law preventing the hiring of lesbians and gays in the work place was put in place by the Saudi government two years ago.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Defense Attorney with 3-4 years of litigation experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks defense attorney with 3-4 years of solid litigation experie...

Apply Now

Attorney with 3-7 years of litigation experience

USA-IL-Chicago

Chicago office of our client seeks attorney with 3-7 years of litigation experience. The candidate s...

Apply Now

Mid-level IP Litigation Attorney with electrical engineering experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks mid-level intellectual property attorney with 3-5 years of ...

Apply Now

Labor and Employment Attorney with 3-4 years of litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks labor and employment attorney with 3-4 years of litigation ex...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Trust Administrative Associate / Office Manager

USA-NV-Reno

FIRM OVERVIEW: Laurel Trust Company (LTC) a retail trust company under organization in Reno, Nev...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-NV-Minden

Over my objection, and after nineteen years together, my 69 year old partner is retiring.  I ne...

Apply now

Part-time Paralegal / Legal Assistant

USA-GA-McDonough

Family Law and Criminal Defense law firm is seeking part-time (20-30 hours per week w/ Flexible sche...

Apply now

Legal Assistant (Dallas)

USA-TX-Dallas

We are a growing firm in need of an experienced, reliable, flexible, and proactive litigation Legal ...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top