Saudi Arabia, Human Rights, and Jamal Khashoggi

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While officially Saudi Arabia is our “friend”, they are also the number one abuser of basic human rights on the planet. What has happened is neither new nor unique, but instead is a hideous act that has thrown a spotlight upon one of the most repressive and barbaric regimes on the planet. The entrapment and … Read more Saudi Arabia, Human Rights, and Jamal Khashoggi

U.N. Elects Saudi Arabia to Woman’s Rights Commission

It sound like a joke, but once again the United Nations has managed to do something that is quite frankly so bizarre it can potentially be grasped as some sort of prank. Previously, the U.N. have already managed to find the one nation on the planet that has the absolute worst human rights record, and in effect appointed the … Read more U.N. Elects Saudi Arabia to Woman’s Rights Commission

UN Human Rights – Making the Poachers the Gamekeepers

The United Nations has a Human Rights council, but of course you knew that. If you check out their site, there they lay out what they are there for in very plain terms … The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States responsible for the promotion and … Read more UN Human Rights – Making the Poachers the Gamekeepers

How Saudi Arabia successfully blackmailed the UN

This is a story from last June, so it is not a new event. I would however like to highlight it because it is an important issue, and I’m also prompted to write about it because right now the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly is taking place. Back last June Ban Ki-Moon stood up … Read more How Saudi Arabia successfully blackmailed the UN

Saudi Arabia determined to hold “Top Human Rights Abuser” position

The House of Saudi has faced some recent stiff competition, but is quite determined to maintain its position as the top Human Rights abuser on the planet, and so it has picked on a random Saudi twitter user who dared to express doubt about Allah and sentenced him to 10 years in jail, and also … Read more Saudi Arabia determined to hold “Top Human Rights Abuser” position

Saudi Religious Police getting trained in “Magic”

Much to my complete surprise, I came across a report that describes how the Saudi Religious Police are being trained in how to identify and stamp out magic. Seriously, they really are … Saudi Arabia’s influential religious police have started training its new members on how to fight magic and arrest those involved in black art in … Read more Saudi Religious Police getting trained in “Magic”