Zaid Hamid Arrested in Saudi Arabia Over Hate Speech

Zaid Hamid is a Pakistani political commentator and is likely to face 8 years in prison and 1200 lashes over hate speech. Zaid’s hatred speech against Saudi Arabia led him to be arrested by Saudi police. He criticized Saudi Arabia over conflict with Yemen and also claimed that they are giving financial support to Al-Qaeda and ISIS in the region.

He was arrested in Mecca 3 weeks ago and later, was moved to an unknown place for investigation purposes.