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October 04, 2007

Saudi Arabia: Man Gets 7000 Lashes For Sodomy

I'm just curious: What would be the punishment were he found guilty of sexual masochism?

See what I did there?

That was a subtle bit of wit right there. You don't get that shit at Wretchard.

Anyway:

TWO men in Saudi Arabia have been sentenced to 7000 lashes each after being convicted of sodomy and have received their first round of punishment in public, a newspaper said today.

The men, who were not identified, were meted out an unspecified number of lashes in public in the the southwestern city of Al-Bahah on Tuesday evening, the Al-Okaz daily reported.

They were then returned to prison where they are to be held until the full punishment is completed, the newspaper added, without saying how many sessions this would involve.

Homosexual acts are illegal in Saudi Arabia, which metes out strict punishment based on sharia, or Islamic law.

To show their disgust of gay sex, the all-male crowd watching the men get whipped engaged in a form of self-flagellation often called "pounding the Prophet."

Sentencing men accused of gay sodomy to public whippings and then prison?

I'm reminded of the punchline of the joke: "This isn't just about the hunting anymore, is it?"


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