Published on 24 May 2013, by M. Tomazy.
"The head of Saudi Arabia's religious police has warned citizens against using Twitter, which is rising in popularity among Saudis.
Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said anyone using social media sites - and especially Twitter - "has lost this world and his afterlife".
Twitter was the platform for those who did not have any platform, he said.
His remarks reflect Riyadh's concern that Saudis use Twitter to discuss sensitive political and other issues."