Violation of law puts the offender in great troubles.He may be punished, imprisoned or even deported in some cases.

However in all of these cases the phones belonged to women from the Philippines, India or Indonesia and they were harassed by the Mutawa for every reason they could think of, a few tearfully confided as to having been sexually abused by these so called religious police after being threatened with arrest as being prostitutes for whatever charges they could make up!

Women in Saudi Arabia are not treated very well, especially expat women who will be seen as an easy target by many Saudi Bullies.

It threatened that any other app that fails to comply with those regulations will also be banned.

““Appropriate action will be taken against applications or services that do not comply with the regulations,” a spokesman at the commission told Arab News.

) I have been asked many times if people will have their laptops, disk drives and flash drives inspected when they enter Saudi Arabia.

While it has never happened to me or anyone I have ever known it is always a possibility.You will see cleavage that is given the same treatment as witnesses faces are given in programs aired in the west so that you cannot see it clearly.Words and scenes that are unacceptable will also be cut even if it leaves the film being totally un-followable, things like gay kisses, touching areas that should not be touched etc will all be cut!You will find that internet access in Saudi Arabia is heavily censored, you will find it almost impossible to access a porn website from Saudi Arabia.You will also find it difficult to use proxy servers and the like to fool the system into thinking you are not in KSA, it is best to have them set up for your laptop before you get into the kingdom if you want to use them.So if you bring a harmless magazine into the country you may find it confiscated due to it containing images of women showing just too much cleavage or leg.