5 Shocking Facts about Saudi Arabia

In this post I will talk about 5 shocking facts about Saudi Arabia.

Recently there was a furor over Saudi Arabia being chosen to head key UN human rights panel.

This is ironic because Saudi Arabia has the worst record in the world on freedoms for women, minorities and dissidents. Recently in a shocking incident here in democratic India, Saudi diplomat Majed Hassan Ashoor an Arab, abused and repeatedly raped Nepali domestic servants. Source.

Below are some shocking facts about Saudi Arabia.

#1 Shocking Facts about Saudi Arabia – Abusing WomenShocking Facts about Saudi Arabia - Abusing Women 
In Saudi Arabia women are abused by Arab men. They are forbidden to travel alone or to drive motor vehicles. Source.

# 2 Shocking Facts about Saudi Arabia – Amputation of limbs
Saudi Arabia amputates hand and feet for robbery, and flogging for lesser crimes such as “sexual deviance” and drunkenness.

#3 Shocking Facts about Saudi Arabia – Torturing Indians


Saudi Arabs regularly beat, flog and spit on Indian migrant workers. Source.

#4 Shocking Facts about Saudi Arabia – Beheading
Saudi Arabia engages in public executions by beheading. Source.

#5 Shocking Facts about Saudi Arabia – Rape
Saudi Arabia trafficks for the purposes of involuntary servitude and commercial sexual exploitation. Source.


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