News: SAUDI ARABIA ARRESTS MEN OVER FREE HUGS

King Abdullah ibn Abdul Aziz in 2002

King Abdullah ibn Abdul Aziz in 2002 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Saudi Arabia Arrests Men over Free Hugs

For nearly a decade, people around the globe have been setting up shop in public spaces to offer a single ware—hugs—gratis. The Free Hugs campaign is a movement aimed at promoting random act of kindness, but not everyone approves of the movement or its methods. Two men were recently arrested in Saudi Arabia for offering free hugs to passers-by, charged with indulging in exotic practices and offending public order. They were reportedly made to sign a pledge stating that they would not engage in the practice again. More… Discuss

2 responses to “News: SAUDI ARABIA ARRESTS MEN OVER FREE HUGS

  1. Yet women to be equal to men ,yet women to be allowed to drive,travel alone ,and seek a higher education. Great post.

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