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Petition · Embassy of the United Arab Emirates: Drop charges of 'extramarital sex' against British woman raped in Dubai & bring her home · Change.org

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from The Independent

UK tourists are now being warned not to report rape in Dubai

Foreign Office also accused of failing to do enough to help women after alleged victim detained on suspicion of having ‘extramarital sex’, an offence under sharia law

from the Guardian

Dubai prosecutors drop extramarital sex case against rape claim Briton

from The Independent

UK tourists are now being warned not to report rape in Dubai

Foreign Office also accused of failing to do enough to help women after alleged victim detained on suspicion of having ‘extramarital sex’, an offence under sharia law

from BBC News

The Saudi female-only phone shop

Saudi female-only phone shop, a symptom of a sick culture. Islam promotes female inequality, and also stigma towards uncovered females and towards extramarital sex.

Jihad al-nikah is the clause in the Quran that allows for multiple extramarital sex partners, and is considered a legitimate tenant of Holy War by Sunnis. Now being used in Syria. #truth

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from BBC News

Dubai sentences Norwegian woman who reported rape

Dubai sentences Norwegian woman who reported rape. Dubai - one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities with foreign workers and visitors greatly outnumbering the local population. UAE law states a rape conviction can only be secured after a confession or as the result of testimony from four adult male witnesses to the crime.

Just b/c the media gods have shifted to a possible faux default, a miniscule government shutdown, and the new NBC Fall lineup doesn’t mean that all of the fun has stopped in Syria. Ever heard of a sex jihad? Tunisian women have been entering Syria in record numbers to release the tensions of Allah’s troops, each woman shouldering the burden of 20 or more fighters, through what is called jihad al-nikah. #truth