Saudi Crown Prince makes insulting him an act of terrorism

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Ninja Squirrel
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http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/1...161615758.html

Human Rights Watch has denounced Saudi Arabia's new counterterrorism law, saying it could further enable authorities in the kingdom to silence critics.

The law, introduced earlier this month, includes penalties of up to 10 years in jail for insulting the king and crown prince, as well as the death penalty for other acts of "terrorism", according to Saudi Gazette and other local news media.

"Saudi authorities are already methodically silencing and locking away peaceful critics on spurious charges," Sarah Leah Whitson, HRW's Middle East director, said in a statement on Thursday.
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It is great to see our close ally continuing to clamp down on terrorism. They already ready have a good track record of executing degenerate terrorists like pro-democracy campaigners. I can only hope that our Conserative government continues to foster close ties with this like minded country.
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I'm really starting to like this crown prince
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Loads of countries in the world have laws like this already. In Thailand it's a criminal offence to criticise or insult the King.

On the other hand, in New York City, it's an offence to sit on a milk crate in public.
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Weren't we just praising this Saudi prince for being uber-progressive a couple of weeks back?

They even let a woman go in public without a face veil. Well, a robot woman, but giant stride nonetheless.
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As a general rule of thumb im against the state having the power to murder private citizens, i.e. assassinate them, however for him i'm starting to change my mind.
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