In 2006, a young woman known only as "The Girl from al-Qatif" and her male companion were kidnapped at knifepoint by a gang of seven men shortly after they met. The male companion was attacked and then released. The woman, however, was raped by each member of the gang.
We are happy to report that the sentences of flogging and imprisonment imposed on a woman rape victim, known only as the "Girl from al-Qatif", and her male companion, are reported to have been dropped under a pardon granted by Saudi Arabia's Head of State, King Abdullah.
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China: Female Activist Could Face Life Imprisonment (UA 275/14)
Women’s rights activist Su Changlan has been formally arrested and charged with ‘inciting subversion’.It is now known where she is being held, but she still has no access to her lawyer or family.