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Saudi husbands 'alerted by text' if their wives leave the country
telegraphuk ^ | 9:50AM GMT 23 Nov 2012 | Jennifer O'Mahony

Posted on 11/24/2012 7:23:28 PM PST by BenLurkin

Saudi women's rights activist Manal al-Sherif, who last year urged women to defy a driving ban, said a man had contacted her to say he had received a text from the immigration authorities while at the airport with his wife.

"The authorities are using technology to monitor women," said Saudi author and journalist Badriya al-Bishr, who criticised the "state of slavery under which women are held" in the kingdom.

"This is technology used to serve backwardness in order to keep women imprisoned," she added.

Under laws influenced by the strict Wahabi interpretation of Islam, women are not allowed to leave Saudi Arabia without permission from their male guardian (a husband, father or brother), who must give consent by signing what is known as the "yellow sheet" at the airport or border.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 11/24/2012 7:23:33 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Watch —not ONE peep from US feminists...! They wont even be asked...


2 posted on 11/24/2012 7:27:07 PM PST by gaijin
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To: BenLurkin

When does the ball and chain become the norm?


3 posted on 11/24/2012 7:28:57 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: gaijin

They don’t care about other people.
They aren’t smart enough to realize one day this crap will be over their heads.


4 posted on 11/24/2012 7:30:13 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: BenLurkin

This is nothing compared to the technology they are using right here in the U.S. to track it’s own citizens instead of the real criminals.


5 posted on 11/24/2012 7:30:36 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: gaijin

They would claim that the Saudis are Republicans.


6 posted on 11/24/2012 7:32:28 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
When does the ball and chain become the norm?

Only Husbands have those...

7 posted on 11/24/2012 7:35:43 PM PST by HangnJudge
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To: TribalPrincess2U

The ball and chain is the norm in Saudi. You should see the way they treat foreign nationals from the non-Western countries. They call them TCNs.(Third Country Nationals)

When the women from these countries return to Saudi they have to stay in the airport until their sponsor picks them up. They are deported after three days.


8 posted on 11/24/2012 7:37:36 PM PST by USAF80
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To: BenLurkin

There’s an app for that ...


9 posted on 11/24/2012 7:39:23 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BenLurkin
Wait-Sorry that Headline was garbled in transmission! The real transmission below:

Saudi husbands 'alerted by text' if their Camels leave the bed

10 posted on 11/24/2012 7:42:38 PM PST by bunkerhill7 (yup)
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To: BenLurkin
The irony is most Saudi men (those not in the ruling family or the unskilled laborers brought over) would prefer a less strict interpretation of Islam. The driving ban, for example, has exerted a great deal of hardship upon middle-class Saudis who must arrange transportation for their wives to go perform typical wifely duties such as shopping and other errands.

They could do something about this if they were so inclined. It's not really my problem.

11 posted on 11/24/2012 7:46:47 PM PST by Drew68
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To: BenLurkin

>They would claim that the Saudis are Republicans.

No, first they would declare the saudis are Conservatives.

Then they would beat the gopE primary winner over the head with it.

And the principled will sit back and watch it happen.


12 posted on 11/24/2012 7:59:24 PM PST by soycd
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To: BenLurkin

” Your 7th wife has left the country....her destination is
some place in Nevada in the USA called Le Ranch du Poulette or the Chicken Ranch.”


13 posted on 11/24/2012 8:38:40 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: BenLurkin

This really would be an intolerable deprivation of liberty, equality, and basic human dignity if they didn’t have all that oil.


14 posted on 11/24/2012 8:42:04 PM PST by Notary Sojac (Only liberals believe that people can be made virtuous via legislative enactment.)
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To: BenLurkin
The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property - either as a child, a wife, or a concubine - must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men. Winston Churchill 1899
15 posted on 11/24/2012 10:06:22 PM PST by The Truth Will Make You Free
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To: gaijin

Strip away the smoke & mirrors now you have real Islam.


16 posted on 11/25/2012 5:56:36 AM PST by existentially_kuffer
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