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Withcraft In Saudi Arabia: Abdallah Al-Bishi Waits To Execute

by | 15th, February 2008

MEANWHILE in Saudi Arabia: “A leading international human rights organisation is calling on Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah to halt the planned execution of a woman accused of ‘witchcraft’.”

They say she made a man impotent. They say a divorced woman reportedly returned to her ex-husband during the month predicted by the witch said to have cast the spell.

“The fact that Saudi judges still conduct trials for unprovable crimes like ‘witchcraft’ underscores their inability to carry out objective criminal investigations,” says Joe Stork, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch.

“Fawza Falih’s case is an example of how the authorities failed to comply even

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