Lashes for Syrian Widow Living in KSA

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The Associated Press today reported that a 75-year-old widowed Syrian woman, Khamisa Sawadi, who had been married to a Saudi, has been sentenced to 40 lashes and deportation for “mingling with two young men.”

The men (her late husband’s nephew and a friend of his), who were bringing her bread, were also arrested, convicted and sentenced to lashes.

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By Maggie Michael
Associated Press

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