Twitter responds to Saudi Arabia threats over ISIS comparison

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#SueMeSaudi: Twitter responds to Saudi Arabia threats over ISIS comparison
A growing number of people on Twitter have been telling Saudi Arabia to go pound sand, since the kingdom threatened legal action over a tweet comparing their judicial practices to those of Islamic State.
“The justice ministry will sue the person who described… the sentencing of a man to death for apostasy as being ‘ISIS-like,’” a Saudi justice ministry official told the pro-government daily Al-Riyadh, according to Reuters.
Outraged by the Saudi threat, the Twitterverse responded with the hashtag #SueMeSaudi, taking up the comparison to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and running with it.
Full report, video, and more Tweets: https://www.rt.com/news/324192-saudi-twitter-isis-comparison/



 

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