A woman in Saudi Arabia has been sentences to 200 lashes for being outside her house without the supervision of a male relative. This after she was gang raped.
And where are women’s groups? Find out here.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Politics, Religion, Saudi Arabia
November 24, 2007 at 11:45 pm
Considering all the stories I’ve read on the net about this, I AM surprised. But then again, I’m finding more and more stories we’re hearing little to nothing about, Like this article on the complete destruction of a Sufi monastery that happened a couple of weeks ago. Maybe it was because I was on vacation when it happened, but this is the first article I’ve read about this.
BTW, has anyone emailed all those links to NOW? I bet the women’s groups will be talking about it in the next couple days….
November 25, 2007 at 12:23 am
Thank you for the link.
November 27, 2007 at 4:11 pm
The fact that certain stories are never told is a historical thing. Of people no one cares about, the stories are never told. It’s kind of depressing. As for the Sufi story, thank you very much for pointing that out. I am going to college for religious studies and the Sufi beliefs are some of the most looked over, people don’t seem to even consider them a religious group.
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