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NEW ZEALAND: Kidnapped Converts From Islam Being Taken Back to Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Human Rights, Islam, Kidnapping, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand )

Beth
- 97 days ago - stuff.co.nz
Sharia commands that Muslim apostates be executed. All over the world converts are being murdered or kidnapped first. Here in New Zealand, wheelchair bound Saudi refugee convert Khalid Alzahrani, is one of two who have disappeared, whisked to Saudi Arabia
Saudi Official Says Hamas Responsible for Deaths in Gaza
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, Saudi Arabia, Hamas, Gaza, terrorists, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 134 days ago - algemeiner.com
In an interview quoted Sunday from Asharq Al-Awsat, a pan-Arab newspaper based in London, Faisal said that "Hamas is responsible for the slaughter in the Gaza Strip following its bad decisions in the past, and the haughtiness it shows by firing useless
In Saudi Arabia, Indonesian Maids Are on Death Row for Sorcery
World  (tags: humanrights, world, Saudi Arabia, women's rights, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 275 days ago - globalpost.com
But after one maid's decapitation, Indonesia has finally won some rights for these slave-like workers.
Israeli Fruit Seized From Saudi Market
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Israeli products confiscated )

David
- 275 days ago - jpost.com
Saudi authorities seized 140 kilos of persimmons from Israel at a local market near the border with Jordan. "Israel's exports to Middle Eastern markets in 2011 are estimated at over $6 billion, about 13 percent of overall Israeli exports."
U.S. Eyes Money Trails of Saudi-Backed Charities
World  (tags: Al qaeda, charities, middle east, money, National Security, Saudi Arabia, terrorism )

Kit
- 355 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The collision of Saudi missionary work and suspicions of terrorist financing in San Diego illustrates the perils and provocations of a multi billion-dollar effort by Saudi Arabia to spread its religion around the world.
Cracks Widen in U.S.-Saudi Alliance
World  (tags: middle-east, politics, usa, Saudi Arabia, alliance, world )

Cal
- 406 days ago - ipsnews.net
While Monday's meeting between Secretary of State John Kerry and Saudi King Abdullah may have helped calm the waters, the latest anxieties and anger expressed by Riyadh toward the United States has reignited debate here about the value of the two countrie
More Than 60 Saudi Women Openly Defy Ban on Driving
World  (tags: world, women, Saudi Arabia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, ethics, politics, news, middle-east, society )

Cal
- 414 days ago - alternet.org
Many women documented the act of civil disobedience on social media, even posting videos to YouTube, garnering hundreds of thousands of views.
'No Woman, No Drive': Saudi Activist's Marley Parody Becomes Online Hit (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, women, rights and freedoms, society, government, humanrights, world )

Carrie
- 415 days ago - rawstory.com
A Saudi video mocking the kingdom's unique ban on female driving has gone viral, featuring a male performer singing "no woman, no drive", an adaptation of Bob Marley's famous song.
OUTRAGEOUS! Saudi Cleric Tells Women That Driving Will Damage Their Ovaries
World  (tags: women's rights, Saudi Arabia, world, news, middle-east, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 444 days ago - takepart.com
Ahead of another demonstration to further women's rights in the country, comes an odd warning.
Saudi Arabia Adopts First Law to Criminalize Domestic Violence
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, domestic violence, law, women, children, good news, society, culture, human rights, government, crime, news )

Carrie
- 475 days ago - rawstory.com
The law, approved by the cabinet on Monday, is aimed at protecting people from "all forms of abuse" and offering them shelter as well as "social, psychological, and medical aid," according to its text.
Saudi Arabia: 7 Convicted for Facebook Postings About Protests
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, ethics, freedoms, government, middle-east, politics, Saudi Arabia, society )

Kit
- 531 days ago - hrw.org
Sending people off to years in prison for peaceful Facebook posts sends a strong message that there's no safe way to speak out in Saudi Arabia, even on online social networks.
Alleged Sex Slavery At Saudi Compound In U.S. Part Of Larger Issue
World  (tags: children, Constitution, Human Rights, Immigration, investigation, News, Press, Prison, Saudi Arabia, Security, Slavery, U.S., Virginia, Women, World )

Judy
- 591 days ago - mintpressnews.com
As of Thurs., I.C.E. indicated no charges had been made regarding the alleged sex trafficking ring. If charges do come, it won't be the first time Saudis living in the U.S. have been busted for human trafficking and enslavement.
Saudi Arabia Delays Execution of Seven Men, Families Say
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, executions, delay, King Abdullah, Prince Miteb, Sharia, Human Rights, crucifixion )

Angelika
- 650 days ago - dailystar.com.lb
Saudi Arabia has granted a last-minute stay of execution to seven men who were due to die Tuesday for their part in an armed robbery committed when most of them were juveniles, according to relatives and family friends.
OP-ED: Let's Protest the Real Apartheid State--Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: politics, society, Saudi Arabia, women's rights, intolerance, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, israel, middle-east, news, world )

Cal
- 664 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Women's rights are virtually non-existent throughout the Arab world, but the situation in Saudi Arabia may be the worst. For example, Saudi women may not marry non-Saudis without government permission (which is rarely given); are forbidden to drive motor
Saudi King Swears in First Women Members of Advisory Council
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, king Abdullah, female member, Islam, gender segregation, society )

Angelika
- 665 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Tuesday swore in the country's first female members of the Shura Council, an appointed body that advises on new laws, in a move that has riled conservative clerics in the Islamic monarchy..
 

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