pennine:This (following) case happened over four years ago; it is not latest news, but is recent & therefore shows a little about strange way justice in Saudi Arabia works at the moment.
A man was able to get away with brutally murdering (and raping) his little five year old daughter Lama through paying £31,000 “blood money” to Lama’s mother. Apparently -the report claims- under “Islamic Law” this is “only half the amount that would have been paid had little Lama been a boy.” A Campaign group Women to Drive claim that “fathers cannot be executed for murdering their children & equally men cannot be executed for murdering their wives.” Seems a child & a woman’s life is classed as worthless. Note too,the attention paid to females (even little children)in sexual way, seems the father Fayhan al Ghamdi inflicted severe…
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