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Saudi King Pardons Rape Victim


Offbeat  (tags: rape, victim, Saudi Arabia, king, pardons, female )

Eduardo
- 4140 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has pardoned a female rape victim who had been sentenced to six months in prison and 200 lashes for being alone with a man who was not related to her, a Saudi newspaper reported Monday.



   

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Jim Phillips (3247)
Monday December 17, 2007, 9:59 am
The King may have pardoned the victim out of public pressure. But, what about the countless other women victims whose stories are untold...
 

Eduardo L (101)
Monday December 17, 2007, 10:15 am
Well saying, Jim. The laws need to be changed, if the King asks for modernization.
 

Marian E (152)
Sunday December 23, 2007, 1:42 am

So many sarcastic responses come to mind, I'm not even going to say anything.

 
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