Saudi Arabia: ban on taking pictures in mosques in holy places

There should be no more photos or videos taken in Masjid al-Haram and Masjid-e-Nabawi.

The Saudi authorities have issued a decree that forbids making pictures and videos in Meccas Masjid al-Haram, known as the Grand Mosque of Mecca, Madina and Masjid-e-Nabawi.

The authorities have the right to confiscate the camera or mobile phone, in case of non-compliance with this rule. There will also, according to the Saudi authorities, legal steps are taken.

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