Saudis give gang-rape victim 100 lashes, one year jail
There can be no bigger travesty of justice. Saudi Arabia's ruling Saud royal dynasty has been a staunch ally of the US and the West, but treats women like dirt bags.
The District Court in Jeddah pronounced the verdict on Saturday after the girl confessed that she had a forced sexual intercourse with a man who had offered her a ride. The man, the girl confessed, took her to a rest house, east of Jeddah, where he and four of friends assaulted her all night long
In fact, if Islamic terrorism and extremism is to be contained, reforms must begin in Saudi Arabia, the land of Muhammad's birth that houses the two holiest shrines of the Muslims.
In the Saudi media you find examples of a pseudo-religious ideology gone beyond madness. In September a Saudi man divorced his wife because she allegedly violated morality by watching men on television to whom she was (obviously) not married or related. The court vacated the charge but granted the divorce.
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