There’s No Safe Sex in Saudi Arabia
Posted on Oct 7, 2009
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Bragging about one’s sex life is lame, but is it lame enough to earn 1,000 lashes and five years in prison? A Saudi man has been sentenced to just that punishment for going on TV and talking about his extramarital liaisons.
It brings a whole new meaning to
“if you liked it then you should have put a ring on it.” —PS
On the show, filmed in his Jeddah home, Abdul Jawad spoke about picking up women and displayed sex toys on camera.
Extra-marital sex is illegal in Saudi Arabia, one of the most conservative societies in the Arab world.
The 32-year-old father-of-four’s interview prompted around 200 complaints from Saudi viewers and calls for him to be punished.
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