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Saudi apologizes for chopping off maids head

Old Jun 22nd 2011, 5:22 pm
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13875683
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Old Jun 22nd 2011, 5:29 pm
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And the response from Indonesia- a travel ban on domestic workers to saudi...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13878418
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un*****ing believable!
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Maid kills employer: off with her head

Employer kills maid; acquit them due to "lack of evidence" or the fact that there were "no witnesses"
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Actually they didn't... they apologized for not informing the Indonesian authorities before they chopped off her head.
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Actually they didn't... they apologized for not informing the Indonesian authorities before they chopped off her head.
Heads will roll for that mistake.

Do they usually execute non-nationals? How many westerners have been executed recently.
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Heads will roll for that mistake.

Do they usually execute non-nationals? How many westerners have been executed recently.
Yes, they often execute non-nationals.

Westerners are rarer though - normally a few lashes and a token conversion and they might let them go. I met a Filipino man once many years ago in Dubai who showed me the stripes on his back...got them for the henious crime of holding a private Christian prayer meeting in his own apartment.

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it's cultural ....

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it's cultural ....

It's looney is what it is.

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AARGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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It's looney is what it is.

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I'd like to apply to change the subject of this thread to one about cakes.

I like chocolate cake.
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Originally Posted by littlejimmy View Post
I'd like to apply to change the subject of this thread to one about cakes.

I like chocolate cake.
I like lemon drizzle cake.
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I like lemon drizzle cake.
Mmmm. The wife found a nice recipe for one the other day. Might dig it out and bloody well make one.
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Its ok, no need to make a fuss, they said they won't do it again, and I believe them.

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