Saudi Arabia arrests nearly 1m people in four days

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MEMO–The Saudi authorities said they had arrested 994,000 people between 18 April to 22 April, Saudi Okaz newspaper reported.

According to the paper, 14,467 people were stopped by the security agencies and border security forces regarding issues related violations of residency and labour regulations and attempted infiltration across the border into the kingdom.

The paper said 58 percent of those arrested were Yemenis, 39 percents were Ethiopians and 3 percent from other nationalities.

The paper added that the Saudi security forces have arrested 640 people while trying to exfiltrate from the kingdom.

2 Replies to “Saudi Arabia arrests nearly 1m people in four days

  1. America MUST DO MORE to halt illegal infiltration (let’s stop calling it immigration because it is an invasion in America and other nations), its illegal infiltration of foreign nationals with ill intent to marginalize a culture and defy assimilation.

    1. More likely is that alot of these were Saudis who were connected to the attempted coup in Riyadh about a week ago. People who are opposed to the new King Salman and his sellout to zionists. Million is ALOT of arrests to suddenly launch for no new reason. This is same thing Erdodog in Turkey did

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