Skip to comments.Saudi woman to get 10 lashes for driving a car
Posted on 09/27/2011 11:20:31 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
CAIRO (AP) -- Saudi activists say a court has sentenced a Saudi woman with 10 lashes for defying the kingdom's ban on women driving.
Activist Samar Badawi says Shaima Ghassaniya was found guilty Tuesday of driving without the government's permission.
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Surely we will hear from NOW about this, right?
This creeps me out.
What the Hell is wrong with these people?
Shame on them.
Maybe later, but not NOW. Crickets are chirping at full bore.
Was she driving badly?
>>> Was she driving badly? >>>
Nah, the charge was DWF.
It’s simple — they are savages.
These are the George W. Bush friends we supposedly have in the Middle East.
Our great friends.
If this were done to illegales in the US that go about in their ladder trucks on the public roads but don’t even have drivers’ licenses, most of them would go home.
OK, ok. It’s impossible in the US. But still.
Explains why the Beatles’ greatest hit in Saudi Arabia was “Baby You Can’t Drive My Car”.
Someone like Breitbart needs to pound on NOW’s door and insist on a comment. A pretty pickle for those ladies?
... and leaders in democracy
They just gave Saudi women the right to vote, what more do they want? Sheesh.
Under Saudi Arabia’s strict Islamic laws, women require a male guardian’s permission to work, travel abroad or undergo certain types of surgery.
There is no law banning women from driving, but there is a law requiring citizens to use locally issued licenses while in the country. Such licenses are not issued to women, making it effectively illegal for them to drive
And of course, it's fighting for the right of fat and sassy American women to become even fatter and sassier.
after all, American women are oppressed, aren't ya ladies??
Try a year in Islam and see what oppression really is.
Well, if the result uncorks a force anything like the advent of women’s suffrage in the USA, the next king of Saudi Arabia will be a queen!
There were a couple of people on the freeway this morning that deserved 10 lashes for their driving.
There’s nothing wrong with sassy. It’s ugly and stupid that’s the problem.
"Did somebody say 'Sassy'?"
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