Tag Archives: saudi arabia

Saudis consider ending beheadings

You have GOT to be fucking kidding me. Saudi Arabia [a key “ally” of the United States, for those keeping track] is considering doing away with beheading–not because it’s inhumane and backward, but because there’s a shortage of competent swordsmen. … Continue reading

Posted in civil rights, islam | Tagged , | Leave a comment

With allies like these, who needs enemies? (Pt 2)

As we previously reported, some of America’s so-called allies in the Islamic world engage in shocking (not just embarrassing or inconvenient) civil rights practices.  Our newly reconstructed “ally” Afghanistan recently sentenced a young man to 20 years in prison for … Continue reading

Posted in civil rights, islam, news, religion, religious rights, women's rights | Tagged , | 2 Comments