Sometimes I Don't Like Our Species Very Much
With allies like this, who needs the Taliban?
...a court in [Saudi Arabia] this week sentenced a female victim of gang rape to six months in prison and 200 lashes for being alone with a man who was not her relative. The 200 lashes included in the sentence...more than doubled the woman's original punishment of 90 lashes. The court boosted her penalty because of the victim's "attempt to aggravate and influence the judiciary through the media..."