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1000 LASHES HAVE STARTED, ARE PLANNED TO TAKE PLACE OVER 20 WEEKS! PLEASE TAKE ACTION
World  (tags: flogging, 1000 lashes, Saudi Arabia, ethics, government, humans, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - e-activist.com
UPDATE: FLOGGING SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 23rd WAS POSTPONED FOR MEDICAL REASONS!
Saudi King Abdullah Dies, Salman Is New Ruler
World  (tags: world, middle-east, politics, usa, Saudi Arabia )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
Saudi Arabia's elderly King Abdullah died on Friday and was replaced by his half-brother Salman as the absolute ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam.
Saudi Muslim Leader Organising 'Legal Action Against Charlie Hebdo' Over Mohamed Cartoons
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Charlie Hebdo, Islam, Muslims, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, europe, freedoms )

Penny
- 5 days ago - independent.co.uk
The Saudi Arabia-based Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is planning to sue the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo following its publication of a front cover depicting the Prophet Mohamed.
Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi's Case Referred to Supreme Court, Says His Wife
World  (tags: Raif Badawi, Saudi Arabia, Saudi blogger, flogging )

Judy
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
King said to have stepped in amid flogging clamour as second round of 50 lashes delayed on health grounds
Demand Stephen Harper, PM of Canada, Obtain the Release of Raif Badawi From Saudi Arabia --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Canada, PM Stephen Harper, petition, Raif Badawi, Human Rights, crime, Refugees, Saudi Arabia )

Lynn
- 13 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We demand that the Right Honourable Prime Minister Stephen Harper obtain the release of Raif Badawi from Saudi Arabia so that he may join his family in Canada where they were accepted as refugees in 2013, and continue to live.
Saudi Authorities Must Put An End to Public Flogging of Blogger --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Raif Badawi, Human Rights, ethics, violence, torture, UN Convention Against Torture )

Lynn
- 14 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
On January 9, Saudi Arabian authorities publicly lashed Raif Badawi 50 times - the first flogging meted after Raif was sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years imprisonment in May 2014.
Saudi Clerics Fight for the Right to Marry Children
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Pedophilia, Child Abuse )

Stan
- 21 days ago - meforum.org
A few days ago, efforts to set a minimum age for marriage in Saudi Arabia "received a blow after the Grand Mufti said there was nothing wrong with girls below 15 getting married."
Syria Refugees Go Hungry As Wealthy Nations Fail To Deliver Millions In Aid
World  (tags: Syrian Refugees, humanitarian response, failure on aid promises, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait )

Dandelion
- 50 days ago - washingtontimes.com
While many have lived up to aid promises including the United States, which, at $3 billion, has funded nearly half the total humanitarian response. Several are delinquent, with Kuwait, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia leading.
Saudi Arabia Beheaded 59 People So Far This Year -- But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, behadings, law andorder, middle east, violence, world )

Cal
- 101 days ago - news.vice.com
it is easy to forget that Saudi Arabia, a member of the UN's Human Rights Council and a close ally of America in the war against the Islamist fighters, is itself routinely carrying out the practice of beheading.
Almaz's Story
World  (tags: cartoon, slavery, Ethiopan woman, Saudi Arabia, human rights, violence, abuse, world )

Nancy
- 109 days ago - bbc.com
Benjamin Dix and Lindsay Pollock tell the disturbing story of a young Ethiopian woman abused by her employers in Saudi Arabia.
NEW ZEALAND: Kidnapped Converts From Islam Being Taken Back to Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Human Rights, Islam, Kidnapping, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand )

Beth
- 135 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
- 172 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
- 312 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
- 313 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."
 

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