posted on Feb, 7 2013 @ 10:48 PM
This so, so sick. They have strict laws on adultery and homosexuality and yet, this murderer and rapist is let off. How vile, absolutely vile. Such
legal systems are inconsistent - it just doesn't make much sense.
Here is the rest of the article:
According to a medical report, the little girl had been tortured with whips, electric shocks and an iron. She had broken arms, a broken back
and a fractured skull. She died on October 22.
According to social worker Randa al-Kaleeb, Lama had been raped "everywhere." Hospital staff told the girl's mother that her "daughter's rectum had
been torn open and the abuser had attempted to burn it closed," Agence France-Presse reports.
It wasn't the first time that al-Ghamdi abused his daughter. Last April, he was accused of torturing her so badly that her skull was fractured and she
sustained brain damage.
Al-Ghamdi was jailed for a short period, but the judge ruled that the prosecution could only seek to compel him to pay "blood money" to Lama's mother.
That, combined with time served, led to the killer's freedom.
In Saudi Arabia, a US ally, people are executed by public beheading for apostasy (renouncing Islam), blasphemy, witchcraft, sorcery, adultery,
homosexuality and prostitution. But under the strict brand of Islamic law practiced in the kingdom, men cannot be executed for killing their wives or
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