Saudi preacher who ‘raped and tortured’ his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying ‘blood money’


Courtesy of Mr John Mathew Hall & Independent

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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