Saudi Youths Face Criminal Charges For Appearing On MTV Reality Show

“Aired last month, MTV’s True Life – Resist the Power, Saudi Arabia followed how three Saudi youths and a heavy metal band cope with the strictures they encounter in their daily life in Jeddah, seen as the kingdom’s most liberal city.” Now the country’s sharia court system has launched a case against the three. The crime: “openly declaring sin.”

Source: Reuters (via Yahoo) 06/01/10