The website helping ex-Muslims flee the Gulf
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How one website helps hundreds seek asylum

A website set up by a Saudi exile is helping other former Muslims to flee persecution in their Gulf homelands.

In some Arab countries ex-Muslims can be prosecuted for renouncing their faith, and in Saudi Arabia those convicted of apostasy may be sentenced to death.

Taleb Al-Abdulmohsen set up wearesaudis.net after he became an atheist and claimed asylum in Germany.

The site also helps ex-Muslims like "Dina" who want to escape abroad because they fear relatives will force them to marry.

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Producer: Sophia Smith-Galer

  • 09 Jul 2019
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