Saturday, February 7, 2009

Religious police in Saudi Arabia escort 12 British women away from British University exhibition in Riyadh

Why the law that applies in Riyadh does not in Jeddah?" "Are we two States in one State?" asked Friday Saudis who were upset by "a scandal "caused by the religious police during an education exhibition organized by Al-Yamama University in the Saudi capital.

"A scandal"

Last Sunday (January 25, 2009), members of the religious police (or Moutawa), who are responsible for enforcing the Sharia (religious law), hit the headlines by ordering a dozen young British women to immediately leave the university’s premises where an exhibition "EDUEX 2009” was held and attended by 62 British universities.

More HERE in Watan.