White Slavery in Saudi Arabia
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American women: you could be kidnapped and sold into
white slavery in a country in which you have NO RIGHTS.
As shown by at least three editorials in the Wall Street
Journal-- one of the country's most strait-laced and reputable newspapers--
at least three female American citizens are being held in white slavery
in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Royal Family is aware of this but has not done
anything about it. The House of Saud apparently condones kidnapping and
rape, as well as (per one of the editorials) forcible sodomy and incest.
(One wonders which version of the Koran sanctions these practices?)
Wall Street Journal, 13 June 2002, page A18, "Daughters
"Saudi law forbids women of any age from leaving their
country without permission. Another way of stating those same facts would
be to say that two adult U.S. citizens are trapped in a country where women
are treated as the property of men..."
the President's Women" (Wall Street Journal, 26 June 2002)
"...Miss Stowers further reported that both her son and
daughter were raped by members of her former [Saudi Arabian] husband's
If you are taken to Saudi Arabia, resisting
the advances of a Saudi "husband" to whom you are sold may get you a flogging.
Public floggings and executions of recalcitrant women are among the favorite
pastimes of the male Saudi. Whereas no American judge or jury is likely
to have a problem with your killing your rapist in the act, you could probably
be beheaded or stoned to death for doing this to your Saudi "husband."
Here is an example of how militant "Islamic" countries treat women in cases
"The girl, Bariya Ibrahim Magazu, was sentenced [to 100
lashes, in Nigeria] under Islamic law after three men forced her into having
sex last September."