Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Flogging for sex talk show

King scraps Saudi woman flogging for sex talk show
Donna Abu-nasr (AP, Oct 26, 2009)
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia's king waived a flogging sentence on a female journalist charged for involvement in a risque TV show, the second such pardoning of such a high profile case by the monarch in recent years. King Abdullah's decision to waive 22-year-old journalist Rozanna al-Yami's sentence of 60 lashes by a judge in Jiddah follows intense international media attention. More>>