Monday, December 17, 2007

King pardons Saudi rape victim

A very positive development have occurred in Saudi Arabia, a country with a very strict conservative laws in general and against women in particular, when King Abdullah pardoned a rape victim who have been sentenced to 200 lashes. This could be the beginning of a new era in the Kingdom. More and more Saudis are demanding reforms including the lawyer who had the courage to take on this particular case. (more)
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