Monday, April 21, 2008
The most brutal Patriarchy... under US protection.
Human Rights Watch has released a report on how the human rights of women (specially) just do not exist in Saudi Arabia. Under the barbaric Saudi laws, Arab women are denied even the most nimious right, always needing the approval of their male guardian (father, husband...) for absolutely everything.
The report emphasizes that Arabian women lack of right to education, right to employement, right to health, equality under the law, freedom of movement, etc.
Of course such a brutal tyranny, probably one of the most backward and despicable of the whole planet (it also ranks highest in executions per capita, for instance), that has financed and promoted Islamic Fundamentalism all around the World, that is ruled autocratically by an aristocratic gang of fat polygamous men, seconded by an SS-like religious police...
... such a fascist regime is supported by the USA in the name of democracy.
I would laugh wouldn't I be about to cry, sincerely.
Posted by Maju at 5:44 PM
Labels: fascism, Fundamentalism, HRW, human rights, hypocrisy, machismo, Patriarchy, Saudi Arabia
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