As The Website Of Saudi Tourism Authority States LGBTQ Are 'Welcome In The Kingdom,' Jihadis Suggest ISIS-Style Execution, Opposition To Saudi Government Decry 'Moral Decline'

May 8, 2023

Following a report by U.S. website "Al-Monitor" that the Saudi Tourism Authority (STA) had the Q&A section on its website updated to state that LGBTQ visitors are welcome in Saudi Arabia, jihadis and opposition figures have taken the opportunity to condemn the rulers of Saudi Arabia for promoting immorality, while supporters of the Islamic State (ISIS) suggested that execution of homosexuals by throwing them off high buildings was the practice to follow.

"Everyone is welcome to visit Saudi Arabia and visitors are not asked to disclose such personal details," is the website's response to the question on its FAQ page: "Are LGBT visitors welcome to visit Saudi Arabia?"

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