Promoting Jihad as a violent armed struggle has consequences

Jihad is a double edged sword, and this is not just in the sense that the word has two generally accepted meanings, the first being an inner struggle, and the second being an external armed violent struggle against the enemies of Islam, but also in one other sense as well. Those who promote the second … Read more

Two Saudi women activists jailed for helping starving mother locked in home

Nathalie Morin, a Canadian woman married and living in Saudi Arabia, was locked in her house along with the whole family by her “loving” husband who then went for a week-long visit to see relatives in another town. As their supplies of food and water started to run out, she sent a text message to two human … Read more

State Sponsored Murder in Saudi Arabia

Last Wednesday Rizana Nafeek, a Sri Lankan, was executed in Dawadmi, west of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh. She had been found guilty of smothering an infant in her care to death in 2007. This was quite frankly an appalling and truly outrageous barbaric act. Why? Well because …. While it is true that Ms Nafeek had confessed to the crime, she later … Read more