Skip to comments.Take Your Secret Saudi Threats and Shove ’em
Posted on 09/20/2011 6:08:30 AM PDT by Leigh Patrick Sullivan
Saudi Arabia has hired lawyers to threaten Canadian broadcasters who dare to run a TV ad critical of Saudi conflict oil.
I know this because I am the volunteer chairman of EthicalOil.org, the non-profit website that promotes Canadas oilsands as an ethical alternative to the conflict oil of Saudi Arabia and other OPEC dictatorships.
Alykhan Velshi, who runs EthicalOil.org, produced a 30-second TV ad comparing the treatment of women in Canada with the treatment of women in Saudi Arabia. Thats a place where women cant drive, cant vote and cant even get medical care without the permission of their husbands/owners.
Compare that to Canada, where the mayor of the oilsands capital, Fort McMurray, is a young woman named Melissa Blake.
(Excerpt) Read more at calgarysun.com ...
Other than that, Riyadh would be greatly improved by a few radioactive craters. It would be a fair return for the "Fifteen of the Nineteen" and all those Wahhabi mosques and madrassahs that they've inflicted on the rest of the world.
Rahool P. Agarwal
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Mr. Agarwal maintains a strong interest in public law and constitutional law. He was recently lead counsel for an intervener group before the Supreme Court of Canada in a constitutional challenge related to Insite, a supervised injection site in Vancouvers Downtown East Side. He has also published articles on equality rights in the Review of Constitutional Studies, the Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law and Charter and Human Rights Litigation.
Thanks for the ping, Clive.
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