The Real World: Riyadh
5:09 PM, Jun 1, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
While we're focused on the supporters of Hamas -- and the publicity they were able to garner by attacking Israeli soldiers -- it's worth considering other repressive Islamist regimes that are similar in nature to Hamas. Consider this recent report from Reuters, for instance, from sharia-ruled Saudi Arabia:
I don't often find myself saying this, but MTV deserves a round of applause for this revelatory show. Here's the entire episode:
The punishment for these young Saudis might result in "five years in jail, 1,000 lashes and a five-year travel ban," as it did for someone who recently faced similar charges for a television appearance like this.