Lashing, Prison Ordered For Saudi Teen

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A teenage girl has been sentenced to a 90-lash flogging and two months in prison as punishment for assaulting a teacher, a Saudi judge said in an interview published Sunday....

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  • Lashing of Saudi blogger a violation of human dignity: Canada
    Canada's top diplomat on Wednesday voiced concern at the flogging of a Saudi blogger for "insulting Islam" and urged Riyadh to show clemency. Raef Badawi, 31, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison as well as 1,000 lashes.He received a first instalment ...
    01/15/2015 - 6:33 am | View Link
  • Blogger given public lashings
    A Saudi blogger convicted of insulting Islam was brought after Friday prayers to a public square in the port city of Jiddah and flogged 50 times before hundreds of spectators, a witness to the lashing said ... May to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes.
    01/9/2015 - 6:53 am | View Link
  • Saudi blogger flogged for 'insulting Islam'
    Saudi Arabia has lashed a liberal blogger 50 times in public ... was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes on charges related to accusations he insulted Islam on the online forum. He was also ordered by Jeddah's Criminal Court to pay a fine ...
    01/8/2015 - 10:46 pm | View Link
  • Saudi caught with female nurse faces jail, lashing
    A Saudi court sentenced a local male nurse to one year in prison and ordered him lashed 80 times after he was caught with a female nurse in an isolated place. The Gulf kingdom’s religious cops were on a routine patrol near the hospital in the capital ...
    02/16/2014 - 9:35 am | View Link
  • Saudi website editor sentenced to prison, lashing
    DUBAI - The editor of a Saudi Arabian social website has been sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes for founding an ... Al-Watan newspaper said the judge had also ordered the closure of the website. France was concerned by the sentence and ...
    07/30/2013 - 7:49 am | View Link
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  • Saudi Arabia blogger's lashing sentence draws fire from U ...
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-- A Saudi blogger who was sentenced last May to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes has been publically flogged for the first ...
    05/26/2015 - 6:40 pm | View Website
    A closer look at the the penal system in one of America's close allies.
    05/26/2015 - 3:34 pm | View Website
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    05/26/2015 - 3:27 pm | View Website
  • Judges To Order More Lashings Than Prison Sentences ...
    Judges should issue lashings instead of prison sentences whenever possible. That's what Iran's Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Shahroudi ordered yesterday in an ...
    05/25/2015 - 12:36 pm | View Website
  • Judicial corporal punishment
    Judicial corporal punishment (JCP) refers to the infliction of corporal punishment as a result of a sentence by a court of law. The punishment can be caning ...
    05/25/2015 - 12:29 pm | View Website
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