Saudi journalist sentenced to 60 lashes

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    A Saudi court sentenced a female journalist Saturday to 60 lashes for her work on a controversial Arabic-language TV show that aired an episode in which a man bragged about his sex life, two sources told CNN.

    The court in Jeddah also imposed a two-year travel ban on Rosanna Al-Yami, according to a Saudi Information Ministry official, who could not be named because he is not authorized to speak to the media. The ban prevents her from traveling outside Saudi Arabia.

    60 lashes just for putting on a show about a man's sex life. The saudi government should be ashamed of it's self
     
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    Aren't theocracies soooooo 21st century?
     
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    This highlights the fallacy of the term "multi culturalism" (not to be confused with pluralism) but rather cultural relativism, where all cultures, religions, thought is deemed to have the same dignity.

    Sorry, just as in biology, thought and culture lives or dies in a Darwinian hot house.

    Cultures compete; if they are radically different they will do so to the death.

    And Western, democratic society must either defend those values abroad or see them slowly die at the hands of those willing to commit jihad here.

    It is a small world after all, but also a fucking dangerous one.
     
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    Amazing that thay are still one of our closests allies

    All that change in culture after 9-11 didn't accomplish much
     
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    I bet Barry wishes he could do this to Glen Beck.
     
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    Depending what mood he's in, Beck might let him....
     
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    she won't need a travel ban. Sixty lashes will kill her.
     
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    I sure would hate to see Keith Olberman receive lashes.

    Oh, no, wait...
    :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Barbaric laws, barbaric people who keep them.
     

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