Posted by: becketfund | August 9, 2007

Saudi Arabia: Ban on Non-Islamic Religious Literature and Symbols Enforced

The Jerusalem Post reports that Saudi officials have confirmed that those entering the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with books or symbols of religions other than Islam will encounter difficulties with the authorities. An official at the Saudi Consulate in New York explained that those who entered the country wearing a cross or Star of David, or carrying religious literature, would have those items confiscated. The travel guide for Saudi Arabian Airlines’ website appears to confirm this (see ‘Customs Regulations’).

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