Abusing govt agencies subject to strict penalties: Legal adviser

Updated 21 August 2017
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Abusing govt agencies subject to strict penalties: Legal adviser

RIYADH: Social media users who abuse government agencies will face penalties of imprisonment and a fine, local media reported.
He told Al-Hayat daily that it is a crime to produce, send or store content that disrespects public order, religious values, public morals or privacy.
This is punishable by a prison term not exceeding five years, and a fine not exceeding SR3 million ($800,000), he said.
It is also a crime to publish anything in any media that contravenes Shariah law, infringes security and public order, or serves foreign interests that run counter to the national interest, he added.


KSRelief launches new phases of rehabilitation program for 2,000 child soldiers in Yemen

Updated 22 June 2018
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KSRelief launches new phases of rehabilitation program for 2,000 child soldiers in Yemen

DUBAI: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre launched on Thursday the fifth and sixth phases of the rehabilitation program for children recruited by the Houthi militias and forced into the armed conflict.

The two phases aim to rehabilitate 80 child soldiers from different governorates of Yemen, Saudi press agency SPA reported.

The previous stages carried out by the center targeted the recruits from the governorates of Amran, Al-Jawf, Marib and other governorates, where they were rehabilitated and integrated into society.

The project aims to rehabilitate 2,000 child soldiers.