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Norwegian woman raped in Dubai finds herself jailed and convicted
DJ ^ | Jul 18, 2013 | Carolyn E. Price

Posted on 07/18/2013 12:11:08 PM PDT by george76

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To: dfwgator

I’ve only been in a couple of Muslim countries. Malaysia is fairly relaxed and, for the tourist, the people are mostly friendly but, when we went, the shadow of PM Mahathir Mohamad was intimidating. You had the feeling that things could get nasty very quickly.

In contrast, communist countries were disheartening due to the enforced poverty, but much less tension. The average person in the street was friendly and often curious/envious of capitalist culture. Being able to speak the language may have made the difference (Laos, Northern Burma - Tai Yai).

Religious fervor may be inherently more threatening.


51 posted on 07/18/2013 1:46:41 PM PDT by JimSEA
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Religious fervor may be inherently more threatening.

I would tend to agree....I would have been at least curious to visit the former Eastern bloc during the Cold War, sure I knew I'd be watched at all times, but at least I would have felt safe.

52 posted on 07/18/2013 1:52:05 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Vigilanteman
I worked for a company that built call centers, mostly for banks.

We once sent a programmer in 2000 to Riyahd. He lived in the British compound and stayed out of trouble.

The Saudi bank decided that they would not sign off on the project completion and kept adding tasks - classic mission creep.

5 and a half months later, it took a call from a London (very) senior executive to get his passport back so he could leave.

He promptly collected his per diem and quit.

Considering this woman's ordeal happened in Dubai - wow. They are tolerant compared to the Saudis.

53 posted on 07/18/2013 2:07:25 PM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: texas booster
Interesting . . . and may explain why my former bosses in Japan sent me on a business trip to Saudi Arabia soon after I had joined the company. The Saudis did not collect my passport, however.
54 posted on 07/18/2013 2:11:27 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: The_Victor
Seems like a great place if you're a guy without any morals.

Not at all. I've been there. Beer is over $12 a bottle. And you're constantly ignoring fat, dirty old men with 4 teen-aged wives following behind.

55 posted on 07/18/2013 2:37:15 PM PDT by EricT. (This post has been recorded and cataloged for your security.)
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To: george76

Once again Gomer Pyle says “Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!, Shame, Shame Shame!”


56 posted on 07/18/2013 3:14:55 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: dfwgator

Things are more relaxed in Laos, Cambodia and Burma. I’d like to see some things in Burma that were closed off (to protect the drug traffic and isolate the Karen and other tribal rebels).


57 posted on 07/18/2013 4:12:24 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: george76

My SIL went to Dubai a couple of years ago. The university she works for was trying to set up an exchange program with some university in Dubai. This story makes me shudder. My SIL is pretty attractive ... but she told me her hosts took good care of her. Now I see why.


58 posted on 07/18/2013 11:59:54 PM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
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To: dmz

In hind-sight I guess the job wasn’t wroth keeping. I quit a job when they wanted to transfer me to another location. Found a better one within a month.


59 posted on 07/19/2013 9:18:57 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative; george76
Meanwhile back in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, an epidemic of rape committed by bands of roaming Muslims continues unabated, and unpunished.

What is with that?

60 posted on 07/19/2013 9:25:51 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Don't miss this Simmer Blockbuster! "Obama, The Movie." Introducing Reggie Love as "Monica! ")
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To: dmz

Just watch Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.


61 posted on 07/19/2013 12:16:30 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: george76

the real war on women

leftist crickets are silent


62 posted on 07/19/2013 12:21:17 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
"Were Norway to have a legitimate government, it would dispatch killers to end the life of the rapist in such a way that it would send a message to the Muslims of Dubai that, as they would deny others their rights as humans, so too will their rights as humans be denied. Their faith or their government should offer them no protection to such fair vengeance."

"Act mad dogs and be treated as mad dogs."

Impeccable logic.

63 posted on 07/19/2013 12:40:18 PM PDT by semaj
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To: EEGator

Just watch Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

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Not a chance (already have).

Won’t trade the real thing for film.


64 posted on 07/19/2013 1:56:25 PM PDT by dmz
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To: george76

A real war on women.


65 posted on 07/19/2013 1:57:30 PM PDT by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: dmz

If you go stay safe.


66 posted on 07/19/2013 3:06:12 PM PDT by EEGator
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