Lebanese man gets 300 lashes, 6 years for helping woman convert to Christianity
A Lebanese man was sentenced to 300 lashes with a whip and six years in prison for his role in helping a Saudi woman convert to Christianity and flee the kingdom in the latest example of the religious intolerance that grips the region.
The court in the Eastern Saudi city of Khobar -- situated on the coast of the Persian Gulf -- also sentenced a Saudi man to two years in prison and 200 lashes for helping the young woman named Maryam -- who has been dubbed â€śthe girl of Khobarâ€ť -- in her escape to Sweden to secure asylum.
Maryam, whose case has been closely followed in Saudi Arabia, criticized Saudi Arabiaâ€™s Sunni monarchy for instilling in her a hatred of Judaism and Christianity, according to the English-language Saudi Gazette. The Jeddah-based paper wrote that she â€śfell in love with the religions after she found peace in Christianity.â€ť...
jester wrote: It just shows how out of hand its gerting. Its only a matter of time before USA and Canada face this. Ameica has a crazy president who is so pro islam and anti christian. Canada has the same problem its coming just watch for it
There is no way in Hell that the insane Muslim laws will be enacted in the United States because the United States Constitution can't be overthrown. And the next president will be a Republican so the Republican Party under the next Republican president will restore sanity to the United States.
It just shows how out of hand its gerting. Its only a matter of time before USA and Canada face this. Ameica has a crazy president who is so pro islam and anti christian. Canada has the same problem its coming just watch for it
Hopefully Mr Obama's administration will get involved in this situation, calling for their release. 300 lashes with a whip? How does anyone survive something like that? Maybe its done in stages, like so many whips, wait for them to heal, and give them some more? We are so fortunate to have our freedom in the US.