theology – ethics – society
Recent attacks on Saudi Arabia’s ‘morality police’ suggest public support for intrusive religious law enforcement is waning.
Something’s afoot in Saudi Arabia. In the past month, there have been two incidents where Saudi women, when questioned or harassed by the notorious “morality police” from the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, have lashed out – literally.
In the first incident, > read more.
foto:picapp.com: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah (R) welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel upon her arrival at the Royal Palace in Jeddah May 25, 2010.