Crime and Punishment in Saudi Arabia Essay

This essay has a total of 223 words and 3 pages.

Crime and Punishment in Saudi Arabia
On July 26, 1984, a Kuwaiti man was arrested for being in connection with a terrorist
bombing in Mecca. He was sentenced to twenty years in prison and, was also given a
punishment of one-thousand five-hundred floggings over the course of his stay (Metz 284).
That is seventy-five floggings a day, a harsh but understandable penalty.



As one can see, the laws of Saudi Arabia greatly differ from those of America.


Ø Metz 202


Ø


Ø Foster 29


In some people’s eyes, punishment in this area of the world is a lot harsher than America.


Continues for 2 more pages >>




  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant Could you imagine being nineteen years old and making five million dollars a year? Kobe Bryant, the son of former NBA player Joe Jellybean Bryant, jumped directly from high school to the pros in 1996 and enjoyed an impressive rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers. He also won the Nestle Crunch slam-dunk contest, and was the leading scorer in the Rookie Game during the NBA all-stars Weekend. Kobe Bryant could very well become one of the best basketball players to ever step on a ba
  • Has Political Islam Failed in Algeria?
    Has Political Islam Failed in Algeria? The question whether Political Islam has failed or not due to the internal structure of the Islamic political movement, in either Algeria or any other country in the Islamic World, is an important question for the analysis of the politicized Islamic phenomena. Olivier Roy sees the movement as a failure, not only in Algeria but also in the whole area from Casablanca to Tashkent, the movement has resulted in failure due to many reasons that are seen as common
  • The Ottoman EmpireIV- The Fall of the Ottoman Empi
    The Ottoman EmpireIV- The Fall of the Ottoman EmpireA- Blaming the Leaders As any other nation in history, the Ottoman Empire suffered military defeats, political corruption, economic deterioration and finally the fall of a fulfilled dream. Many historians argue about the causes of this decline: was it the weakening of the Ottoman power or the accumulation of power by the opposition? In fact, both of these reasons brought the decay of this world power. One of the explanations of Ibn Khaldun -a v
  • Globalization & Human Development
    Globalization Human Development Kazakhstan and Pakistan Abstract Globalization provides opportunities for developing countries to progress economically and increase human development. This paper defines the difference between economic development and human development and shows that Pakistan is at the low end of human development, while Kazakhstan is at and average level, considered a middle income country. Human development goes beyond measures of GDP, literacy rates, and life expectancy. Fact
  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant is one of the best all around players in the NBA , exclaimed Michael Jordan at the 2002/2003 all star game. Kobe Bryant plays in the NBA for the LA Lakers. Kobe is the star player of his team, he led the team to win three consecutive titles with LA. Kobe Bryant is one of the most recognized players in the NBA because of his great skills, he also has a great history behind his name, like when he was growing up, his accomplishments, and his marvellous stats. Kobe Bryant was
  • STUDIES OF RELIGION
    STUDIES OF RELIGION The person that I have chosen to survey is Shehzad Salleem. This person is a Islamic believer and he has gratefully given up some of his time for me to survey him. Good afternoon Mr. Salleem and thank you for giving up some of your time for this survey. 1. What is Islam? The word "Islam" means peace and submission. Peace means to be at peace with yourself and your surroundings and submission means submission to the will of God. A broader meaning of the word "Islam" is to achi
  • Feminism
    Feminism Generally, feminism means the advocacy of women\'s rights to full citizenship--that is, political, economic, and social equality with men. Feminism encompasses some widely differing views, however, including those advocating female separatism. Modern feminism, which was born with the great democratic revolutions of the 18th century (American and French), differed from its precursors in applying the democratic implications of "the rights of man and the citizen" to women as a group. Abiga
  • Algeria
    Algeria Introduction The last time I was in Algeria is 15 years ago. Back then it was save for me to travel in Algeria and to see the familiy of my mothers side. The reason why I chose this country is not because I identify myself with Algeria but the complete opposite. I don’t speak Arabic and I know very little about Algeria’s historical background. The reason why I chose Algeria is to find out more about the country my mother is from. First I will outline the history of Algeria (early and rec
  • Women in the Workforce
    Women in the Workforce If we must die, let it not be like hogs haunted and penned in an inglorious spot, while round us bark the mad and hungry gods, making their mock at our accursed lot. Like men we\'ll face the murderous, cowardly pack, pressed to the wall, dying, but fight back! -- Claude McKay If you look in an encyclopedia under the heading "Men, Role of" you will not find any entry. Why is this? Why is there a special article about women and what they do? The fact is that women did the ma
  • ISLAMIC FINANCE
    ISLAMIC FINANCE TERM REPORT CAR IJARA MBA 3 (DPO) DATE: 16TH DECEMBER 2002 BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS At the completion of this report, we are very thankful to Mr. Ahmed Ali of Meezan bank for his sharing of valuable information, time and providing us with useful insight into the subject of Islamic car financing.. We are thankful to Mr. Farid Khan, of Meezan Bank for sharing his knowledge of car financing with us. We are also thankful to Mr. Mansoor Ali of Citibank for providing us
  • IDEOLOGÍAS Y PARTIDOS POLÍTICOS EN ASIA
    IDEOLOGÍAS Y PARTIDOS POLÍTICOS EN ASIA Estudio de Área: Asia Mayo-2004 Las creencias de un pueblo son un factor esencial en su desarrollo y la formación de su estructura política. Es por eso que el análisis de las formas de poder reinantes en el continente asiático requiere de una apreciación desde el punto de vista de las manifestaciones ideológicas de cada una de las sociedades que lo componen, las cuales constituyen una de las fuentes de poder más significativas y concretas. Una ideología pu
  • ISLAM
    ISLAM 570--Birth of Muhammad into Quraysh, the ruling tribe of Mecca. Islamic tradition relates miraculous signs foretelling Muhammad\'s future greatness. Orphaned and raised by an uncle Abu Talib to be a trader. 595-Muhammad marries Khadijah a rich widow several years his senior. Earns reputation of Al-Amin --the faithful, for his virtue and wisdom. 610- The Night of Power (believed to be the 26th of Ramadan)--First revelation while meditating in a cave on Mt. Hira outside Mecca. Voices and vis