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Riyadh - not the most enlightened place.

Old Nov 14th 2009, 2:16 pm
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http://www.smh.com.au/world/the-aust...1113-ier0.html

Interesting and sad story of an Aussie girl caught up in a case of spousal abuse in Riyadh.
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Old Nov 16th 2009, 11:13 am
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Two kinds of crazy on display here.

1. Misguided girl who may as well have joined a cult but found Islam instead.
2. KSA.
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Old Nov 16th 2009, 2:31 pm
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Default Re: Riyadh - not the most enlightened place.

Originally Posted by Aikman7981 View Post
Two kinds of crazy on display here.

1. Misguided girl who may as well have joined a cult but found Islam instead.
2. KSA.
What's the difference?...

...actually I'd bet most cults don't make women cover themselves, allow husband to beat their wives and accept second class status to men

But I do like what she said at the end:

"But I'm still a human, an Australian and perhaps a classic case of warning for all the future silly blondes contemplating the same."



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Old Nov 16th 2009, 4:23 pm
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Default Re: Riyadh - not the most enlightened place.

Originally Posted by spart View Post
http://www.smh.com.au/world/the-aust...1113-ier0.html

Interesting and sad story of an Aussie girl caught up in a case of spousal abuse in Riyadh.
Why do these women do it?
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Good luck to her with the rest of her life.
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