Five Saudi men have been jailed for up to six years on charges of insulting the national flag, according to state media.
The young men lowered the Saudi flag and replaced it with a black banner during protests at a school in Qatif, Eastern Province.
They received sentences of between three and six years.
They have 30 days to appeal.For all the latest business news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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