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Saudi women get jail, lashes for WhatsApp conversation

RIYADH: A Saudi court has sentenced two women to 20 lashes each after they apparently chatted in a bad language on Whatsapp. The women who were found to have indulged in an argument were also handed down imprisonment for ten days, reports Arabic newspaper Al Watan. Judges in Jeddah ruled their messages contained ‘impermissible expressions’ after one of the women was reported for being ‘abusive’. In return she produced evidence the other woman had sworn at her first in a Whatsapp chat months ago. The court warned…