The Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia on Monday urged "all Filipinos in the Kingdom and their families in the Philippines to refrain from broadcasting through social media platforms or other means sensitive information regarding ongoing cases as it may compromise efforts by concerned authorities."
"The Embassy encourages all Filipinos to instead contact the Embassy directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for reports on similar cases," it added.
Saudi cops are currently hunting down the Saudi father and his son who allegedly raped the Filipina.
The embassy said the "Filipina expressed dismay for the widely-circulated reports regarding her case. She was saddened by the loss of her privacy and that of her family in the Philippines."
Some things people can do
Pandora's Project , a site dedicated for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, said friends, parents, and partners of survivors are considered as "secondary survivors."
What to say
What not to say
On the other hand, Pandora's Project said these are some of the things that people should NEVER tell a survivor: