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Saudi Court Upgrades Rape Victim's Punishment To 200 Lashes, Six Months In Prison
MEMRI ^ | Nov 15 2007

Posted on 11/15/2007 8:25:54 AM PST by ddtorquee

The court in Al-Qatif, Saudi Arabia has ruled that the sentence of 90 lashes handed down a year ago to a Saudi Shi'ite woman who was abducted and gang-raped was insufficient, and that her punishment should be changed to 200 lashes as well as a six-month prison sentence.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: crushislam; islam; muslims; rape; saudiarabia

1 posted on 11/15/2007 8:25:54 AM PST by ddtorquee
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To: ddtorquee

lame, maybe Saudi women will need to wear chastity belts for their own protection then.


2 posted on 11/15/2007 8:27:34 AM PST by Munson
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To: ddtorquee

This really takes, “blame the victim” a bit too far.


4 posted on 11/15/2007 8:29:16 AM PST by ConservativeMind
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To: ddtorquee

Utterly disgusting...


5 posted on 11/15/2007 8:29:19 AM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: ddtorquee

Sheesh... Only 90 lashes? What were they thinking?!


6 posted on 11/15/2007 8:30:15 AM PST by FishTale
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To: ddtorquee
These people are f#$%ing deranged.

China could have a field day invading this country for it's oil and liberating it's women for their surplus male population.

7 posted on 11/15/2007 8:31:31 AM PST by Centurion2000 (False modesty is as great a sin as false pride.)
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To: Baynative
It sounds like the rapists in this case got off easy.

What article did you read? The sentence of 200 lashes and six months prison, upgraded from 90 lashes, wasn't for the rapist it was for the victim of rape. Read it again.

8 posted on 11/15/2007 8:32:39 AM PST by calex59 (N)
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To: ddtorquee

Where are the feminists?

Where is their condemnation?

Where is their outrage?

>...crickets chirping ...<


9 posted on 11/15/2007 8:33:31 AM PST by Westbrook
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To: ddtorquee

I’d appeal if I were her. She shouldn’t settle for anything less than 500 lashes and 1 year!


10 posted on 11/15/2007 8:36:47 AM PST by FishTale
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To: calex59

“which those convicted of murder, drug trafficking, rape and armed robbery are executed in public with a sword”

Duh, they could have had their heads cut off, so a few years IS getting off easy.


11 posted on 11/15/2007 8:39:55 AM PST by enraged
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To: ddtorquee

A bunch of bloody savages.
We wouldn’t even do this to the murderers at Gitmo.


12 posted on 11/15/2007 8:40:17 AM PST by JerseyDvl (If You Support America - Thank a Soldier; If You Support Al-Qaeda - Thank a Democrat!)
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To: ddtorquee

“It seems to me a certainty that the fatalistic teachings of Mohammed and the utter degradation of the Arab women are the outstanding causes for the arrested development of the Arab. He is exactly as he was around the year 700, while we have been developing.” General George S. Patton


13 posted on 11/15/2007 8:40:31 AM PST by Patriot Hooligan ("God have mercy on my enemies because I won't." General George S. Patton)
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To: ddtorquee

If she was walking around showing anything but her eyes she deserved it! Maybe she was touched by a man not married to her, even worse. I’m sure that the thugs in the middle east can find all kinds of reasons why women should be raped. Of course the law there is on the men’s side.


14 posted on 11/15/2007 8:41:33 AM PST by FreePaul
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To: calex59

I am not sure that was what he was addressing; I think he meant that compared to the other sentences passed out, the rapist got off pretty light - they were allowed to live.


15 posted on 11/15/2007 8:50:30 AM PST by SF Republican
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To: ddtorquee

I would not want to face God in the afterlife, having committed such an atrocity in His name.


16 posted on 11/15/2007 8:53:44 AM PST by tennteacher (Duncan Hunter '08)
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To: ddtorquee

Where is the NOW gang on this? Do they get asked for a comment by anyone? Or is it just common knowledge that they’re irrelevant?


17 posted on 11/15/2007 9:02:08 AM PST by Steely Tom (Steely's First Law of the Main Stream Media: if it doesn't advance the agenda, it's not news.)
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To: Westbrook

They have an unspoken rule about not criticizing the turd world Saudis..


18 posted on 11/15/2007 9:02:15 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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Islam is a mental disease.


20 posted on 11/15/2007 9:06:02 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Ron Paul put the cuckoo in my Cocoa Puffs)
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To: ddtorquee

Scrape away their oil money and the Saudis remain savages.


21 posted on 11/15/2007 9:19:46 AM PST by pabianice
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To: Munson
maybe Saudi women will need to wear chastity belts for their own protection then.

Maybe Saudi *men* need to wear chastity belts.

22 posted on 11/15/2007 10:10:13 AM PST by M. Dodge Thomas (Opinion based on research by an eyewear firm, which surveyed 100 members of a speed dating club.)
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To: ddtorquee

Our partners in the WOT.


23 posted on 11/15/2007 12:35:08 PM PST by this is my name not yours (Free speech is the escape valve that keeps some people from picking up a rifle.)
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