Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

Saudi Arabia: Fighting hypocrisy

Saudi blogger Sara is tired of the hypocrisy she sees around her: “an example is people in ramadan do pretty weird things .. pretending to go to a religious lecture and they are not even interested in hearing what the guy has to say .. it’s just because there’s guys and girls and they wanna gather and watch each other ..”

3 comments

  • S S Jaffri

    Saudi Arabia is the most hypocratic place due to its ruling family placed drama on the name of Isalam….where in reality nothing clear ..there is no space to speak out to citizen for their any point of view …only pleasing the so called Rulars it’s tottaly inhuman just a heaven for a limited company of Ruling family…and that to be on name of shariya and islam..

    Let the people from all over the world stand and help the suferers on the
    name of religion..

    • eicca

      I’m French and I used to live and work there for 2 years.
      This terrible experience just changed the way I see the World and people.
      So many things to say…

      Saudi Arabia is the Kingdom of Hypocrisy, you don’t have the choice when you live there because Terror is everywhere.
      Everything is forbidden (in public), people are so scarred, they don’t even complain.

      You have to live there to understand that feeling.
      Coming from Paris I didn’t know what was Terror before going there.

      So many things to say that I can not even know how to start…

      What to start with???
      Maybe with that article I red this morning:

      Girl gets a year in jail, 100 lashes for adultery
      By Adnan Shabrawi

      JEDDAH – A 23-year-old unmarried woman was awarded one-year prison term and 100 lashes for committing adultery and trying to abort the resultant fetus.
      The District Court in Jeddah pronounced the verdict on Saturday after the girl confessed that she had a forced sexual intercourse with a man who had offered her a ride. The man, the girl confessed, took her to a rest house, east of Jeddah, where he and four of friends assaulted her all night long.
      The girl claimed that she became pregnant soon after and went to King Fahd Hospital for Armed Forces in an attempt to carry out an abortion. She was eight weeks’ pregnant then, the hospital confirmed.
      According to the ruling, the woman will be sent to a jail outside Jeddah to spend her time and will be lashed after delivery of her baby who will take the mother’s last name. – Okaz/SG __

      She was raped and tortured, she became pregnant out of that drama and at the end of the day, she’s guilty…
      She will be jailed as she’s pregnant, she will be lashed after that and she will have to live her whole life taking care of a child who will every single minute remind her her nightmare.

      The only thing she needs is help and support but that Contry has no Humanity… And they pretend they are religious…

      What to say??? Just nothing, this place is HELL…

      I have sooooooooooooooooooo many things to say about this Country.

  • S.S.Jaffri

    The world is changing fast from last decade and sure it will open and clear the images of hypocrite…from my last mail of 17th till todate there is big change in middle east and sure there will peoples revolt against dictators and monopolist who kept the humans in misarable condition on the name of relion sects and society …all will be washed off..

    Time to give all suppourt and built courage for the strugglers for democracy and justice for human…

    Best Wishes…

Join the conversation

Authors, please log in »

Guidelines

  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site