This 19-Year-Old Saudi Gang Rape Victim Was Punished With 200 Lashes | Think About Now

This 19-Year-Old Saudi Gang Rape Victim Was Punished With 200 Lashes | Think About Now

A 19-year-old woman who was the victim of a violent gang rape in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to 200 lashes and six months in jail after being found guilty of being “indecent” at the time of the attack because she was not accompanied by a male guardian.

According to CNN, The government defended the outrageous court decision, saying that the victim was at fault, and noting that Saudi courts abide by Sharia law which dictates that a woman cannot be in public without a male guardian.

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