Nos amis les Sauds

Posted by lex, on February 14, 2008

Justice in the 21st Century Kingdom:

Human Rights Watch has appealed to Saudi Arabia to halt the execution of a woman convicted of witchcraft.

In a letter to King Abdullah, the rights group described the trial and conviction of Fawza Falih as a miscarriage of justice.

The illiterate woman was detained by religious police in 2005 and allegedly beaten and forced to fingerprint a confession that she could not read.

Among her accusers was a man who alleged she made him impotent.

Of course, an alternative theory might be that it was his unreasoning superstition that unmanned him.

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