This essay Crime and Punishment in Saudi Arabia 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 Foster 29
In some people’s eyes, punishment in this area of the world is a lot harsher than America.
Ø Metz 284
Ø Metz 284
In Saudi Arabia when a crime occurs their way of dealing with it may seem extreme.
Ø Metz 263
Ø C Q Press 368
Although gruesome punishments are given for certain offenses; it is all to help keep a peaceful society. Supporters of sever punishment believe that, although carried out infrequently, a beheading or stoning reminds people that such penalties remain in force(Metz 283). Islamic Law may seem cruel, but is tough for a reason. It is a little more severe on people in order to keep honesty, fairness, generosity, and respect alive in today’s world (Goodman 29).
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Sharia, Politics of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia, Stoning
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