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Saudi Arabia cuts off hands of two thieves
The Straits Time from Singapore (http://straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/) reports that an official court in Saudi Arabia came down with a ruling: the hands of two men guilty of petty theft should be amputated.
RIYADH - Two men found guilty of stealing in Saudi Arabia had their right hands amputated yesterday in keeping with Islamic law, the Interior Ministry announced.
No matter how many ads the Saudi government buys to improve their image in the U.S., I still think that the above sounds like something coming out of the Middle Ages.
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You know what? It works, not like this joke of a judicial system
Posted by: JoeH at October 25, 2005 01:40 AM
May I ask: in your opinion, what punishment is suitable for someone who rape your sister or murder your brother or even kill your son with an overdose?
You can at least compare the crime rates between the two countries and then you can mention the middle ages.
Posted by: Sweet_n_Sour at April 8, 2007 04:39 AM
This punishment should be everywhere in the world so people would have fear of stealing. I just got my Ipod Touch Stolen Today just because I am in a white country a.k.a Canada. If I was in saudi they would take my ipod and give it back to me this is the difference between a muslim country and a non-muslim country.
Posted by: MuslimBrotha at September 16, 2010 05:57 PM
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