Issue 199 - 23 Jun 1987
Social corruption has become a prevalent obsession of the Saudi authorities. Scarcely a speech or an address goes by from Interior Minister, Prince Naif bin Abdul Aziz, or his deputy, Prince Ahmed, without a warning on the subject of narcotics, AIDS, foreign travel or the moral protection of youth. A survey of official statements and press editorials reveals a growing concern with the moral and physical health of the kingdom's population.

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