Courts & Tribunals
On 23 June 2014, on the information of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, the religious police, a court was reported to have sentenced a homosexual man to three years in prison and 450 lashes over 15 sessions for using his Twitter account to promote homosexual contacts [R2.9].
On 27 March 2013, the ministry of interior released a statement saying a religious court had executed and crucified Mohammed Rashad Khairi Hussein, a Yemeni national, alleged to have robbed, raped and killed a Pakistani male migrant worker [R2.8].
In November 2010, a court in Jeddah sentenced a 27-year-old gay man to five years jail and 500 lashes with the whip for indulging in homosexual activities and publishing obscene photos of himself online [R2.7].
In March 2010, a 27–year–old man in Jeddah, was sent to jail for a year, fined $1,330, and was reportedly to be lashed 1,000 times for appearing in a gay-themed video [R2.6].
In October 2007, two men were convicted of sodomy and sentenced to 7,000 lashes [R2.5].
In April 2005, a court in Saudi Arabia sentenced two Saudis, one Yemeni and a Jordanian to two years in jail and 2,000 lashes after a police raid on an alleged gay party [R2.4].
In December 2001, three Saudi men were beheaded for committing acts of sodomy and "seducing young men" [R2.3].
In July 2000, three Yemeni men found guilty of engaging in homosexual acts and molesting young boys were executed [R2.2].
In October 1996, twenty-four Filipinos were sentenced to receive 200 lashes each after being caught engaging in homosexual behaviour [R2.1].