Saudi Arabia punishments: What will get you flogged – or worse – in the conservative kingdom | The Independent

What gets you flogged in Saudi Arabia - including 'bragging about sex on TV'

Saudi Arabia punishments: What will get you flogged – or worse – in the conservative kingdom | The Independent

Historic moment: Saudi Arabia sees End of Oil Age coming and opens valves on the carbon bubble

Historic moment: Saudi Arabia sees End of Oil Age coming and opens valves on the carbon bubble

A contrasted set of legal punishments recently announced by the Islamic State with the corresponding punishments in Saudi Arabia, as compiled by Middle East Eye.   Though the punishments are similar, and shockingly medieval, the major difference between the Islamic State and Saudi Arabia, of course, is that the latter is a key U.S. ally in the region – and a member of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State.

A contrasted set of legal punishments recently announced by the Islamic State with the corresponding punishments in Saudi Arabia, as compiled by Middle East Eye. Though the punishments are similar, and shockingly medieval, the major difference between the Islamic State and Saudi Arabia, of course, is that the latter is a key U.S. ally in the region – and a member of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State.

At last, a Western country stands up to Saudi Arabia on human rights

At last, a Western country stands up to Saudi Arabia on human rights

Shame on me for never realizing there was no punishable law against domestic/physical abuse until now. Saudi Arabia passes first laws outlawing and penalizing for Domestic Abuse at home or in the work force. YES!

Saudi Arabia Bans Domestic Abuse

Shame on me for never realizing there was no punishable law against domestic/physical abuse until now. Saudi Arabia passes first laws outlawing and penalizing for Domestic Abuse at home or in the work force. YES!

From flogging to eye-gouging, IBTimes UK looks at some of the cruelest punishments in Saudi Arabia. Around 100 people are beheaded in Saudi Arabia every year, with the country beheading nearly twice as many people as Isis so far in 2015.

From flogging to eye-gouging, IBTimes UK looks at some of the cruelest punishments in Saudi Arabia. Around 100 people are beheaded in Saudi Arabia every year, with the country beheading nearly twice as many people as Isis so far in 2015.

Mada’in Saleh (Arabic: مدائن صالح, madāʼin Ṣāliḥ), also called Al-Hijr or Hegra, is a pre-Islamic archaeological site located in the Al-Ula sector, within the Al Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia.

Mada’in Saleh (Arabic: مدائن صالح, madāʼin Ṣāliḥ), also called Al-Hijr or Hegra, is a pre-Islamic archaeological site located in the Al-Ula sector, within the Al Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia.

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