Saudi sex cops stripped of arrest powers
These guys have been abusing people for years and it is about time they were reined on or disbanded completely. They have become an embarrassment to the kingdom.
Be nice! Saudi Arabia strips its super strict religious police of powers of arrest and orders it to be 'kinder and gentler' in enforcing Islamic rules
Officers of the Haia force, also known as the Mutawaa, (shown) must 'carry out the duties of encouraging virtue and forbidding vice by advising kindly and gently' under the new rules.