An official said the articles “contradict Islamic beliefs and public morals and promote homosexual color by targeting younger generations”. The Commerce Department separately tweeted that its teams are “seizing products containing symbols and signs that invite detours and defy common sense.” In December, authorities in neighboring Qatar announced they had confiscated rainbow-colored pop-its and other toys from stores because they “carried slogans contrary to Islamic values.”
Homosexuality punished with flogging or death sentence –
Although the Sunni Muslim regime of Saudi Arabia has no laws on sexual orientation or gender identity, extramarital sexual relations, including same-sex sexuality, are strictly forbidden. According to the interpretation of Islamic law in the country, consensual same-sex sexual behavior is punishable by death or flogging, depending on the severity of the case.
In addition, men are prohibited from “behaving like women” or from wearing women’s clothing and vice versa, and are prohibited from engaging in online activities contrary to “public order, religious values, public morals and privacy”. violated