Hamwi stated: “sexual blackmail and abuse by the Religious Police is unfortunately quite common.
When I lived in Medina, a neighbour who was a member of the religious police raped my neighbour’s son, a 12 year-old boy, at that time.
Despite an email and a phone call, Facebook refused to comment on the issue.
Saudi-US Relations Saudi Arabia and the United States have a longstanding relationship dating back to the 1930s, when American businessmen first traveled to the Kingdom to help develop the country’s natural resources.
Counterterrorism International terrorism threatens Saudi Arabia, its allies and the global community.
Activists are concerned for the safety of a 30-year-old man arrested by the religious police in Saudi Arabia for using Facebook to date other men.
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.
To the knowledge of Gay Middle East, this is first known reported case of entrapment for homosexuality via facebook in the KSA.