Saudi Arabia

"Saudi justice officials say a woman who was sentenced to prison and flogging after she was gang-raped has now 'confessed' to an extramarital affair."
Un tribunal saoudien vient de doubler la peine de flagellation à laquelle avait été condamnée une jeune femme violée, qui parla de son cas à la presse.
A judge in Saudi Arabia has ordered a victim of gang rape to receive 200 lashes - more than double her original sentence for being alone with a man who was not a relative - after she appealed against the lenient sentences given to the men who attacked her.
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have defended a judicial sentence of 200 lashes for a rape victim.
A judge in Saudi Arabia has ordered a victim of gang rape to receive 200 lashes - more than double her original sentence for being alone with a man who was not a relative - after she appealed against the lenient sentences given to the men who attacked her
Saudi woman punished for being alone with a man; Lawyer specialising in women's rights suspended
Maha Akeel asks, "at what age and under what circumstances does the system and society recognize a woman as a responsible, independent adult who can make her own decision and choices and have full rights as a citizen?"
Recently, a Saudi woman filed for divorce because her husband had removed her veil while she was sleeping.
Le grand mufti d’Arabie saoudite a vivement critiqué lundi les islamistes saoudiens se rendant à l’étranger au nom du jihad (guerre sainte), estimant que leur action était préjudiciable à l’islam.
A group of Saudi women plan to give a petition to the government asking to be allowed to drive cars. The organizers say the petition would be sent to the government on Sept. 23, the Saudi National Day.
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