Saudi Arabia’s authorities have reportedly carried out raids in response to video clips depicting an alleged gay wedding ceremony in the country.
The footage went viral on social media after it emerged on Wednesday with many expressing their outrage and posting homophobic messages. Some users lashed out at the country’s new modernizing ruler, Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, while other users were positive about the event, praising the country’s new direction under its young new leader.
“This is the new Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of Mohammed bin Salman” the tweet reads.
The video features two men in traditional Saudi dress in the wedding ceremony. The two men can be seen walking down what seems to be an outdoor aisle, while music plays in the background.
The ceremony was held in Mecca’s Aradiyat governorate at the end of last week, according to Al Marsd news site. Twitter users were shocked due to the conservative …