Monday, December 17, 2007
Rape victim "pardoned"
--Lisa Bloom, Court TV Anchor

In 2007, in a country that is a close U.S. ally, a woman was sentenced to prison and a whipping (let's call "lashing" what it is) for getting herself raped. And the world outcry has been muted because we all need Saudi Arabia's oil.

She'll still need male permission to travel or have surgery. She still must be veiled in public, and could always be prosecuted in the future if she dares go out in public without the appropriate male escort.

In the U.S., civil rights advocates called racial profiling "Driving While Black." In fundamentalist Islamic countries, women can be arrested for little more than Breathing While Female.
Posted By CNN: 9:20 PM ET
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That is so sad. Imagie that this ruling will give every rapiest the right to rape every woman who is not wearing a veil!

I fear myself now!
Posted By Blogger Saudi_Hind : 8:16 AM ET
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