Sit-ins and Protests are Terrorism, Saudi Religious Police Says

Sit-ins and protests are described as types of terrorism in a new educational course offered to members of Saudi Arabia’s religious police, al-Hayat daily reported on Monday. The 4-week course aims to “reject all types of terrorism, like sit-ins and protests, and their negative dangerous consequences that destroy individuals, society, nation and ummah through sedition and questioning the tenets of Sharia,” said sheikh Omar al-Dweesh, head of the Eastern Province branch of the Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.