Saudi Arabia: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Saudi Arabia.

For more visit:
http://www.persecutionblog.com/2013/10/saudi-arabia-no-religious-freedom.html

Saudi Women Defy Driving Ban


Originally posted on NewsFeed:

As a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia’s driving ban on women heats up, one leading female blogger flouted the conservative kingdom’s restrictions and documented it on Twitter and YouTube.

The blogger, Eman al-Nafjan, who has been calling on Saudi women to upload videos of themselves driving in different parts of the kingdom, is seen filming another woman driving in Riyadh, the capital. The blogger was later stopped by police and detained.

In the video, a woman wearing a burqa is seen driving around the streets of Riyadh. The clip also shows men supporting the women’s cause, as they flash thumbs-up signs to a woman behind the wheel.

This is not the first time that female activists have tried to use YouTube clips of themselves driving to make the point that there is nothing dangerous or immoral about Saudi women sitting behind the wheel. On International Women’s Day in 2008, activist…

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Egypt: Regional Intervention or Coup?


The links below are to articles reporting on developments both within and without Egypt, concerning the current crisis in that country and the persecution of Christians.

For more visit:
- http://www.wnd.com/2013/08/saudis-credited-for-egyptian-coup/
- http://www.wnd.com/2013/08/muslim-brotherhood-taking-anger-out-on-christians/
- http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/04/world/middleeast/official-urges-restraint-by-military-in-egypt.html

Saudi Arabia: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Saudi Arabia.

For more visit:
http://www.frontlinemissions.info/?p=1560

Saudi Arabia: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Saudi Arabia.

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2013/05/24/lashings-imprisonment-for-converting-coworker-in-saudi-arabia/

Saudi Arabia: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on the punishment that a Lebanese man will receive for his role in a conversion of an Islamic woman to Christianity.

For more visit:
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/05/13/saudi-man-gets-300-lashes-6-years-for-helping-woman-convert-to-christianity/