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Saudis Will Behead and Crucify 21-Year Old for Democratic Protest at Age 17

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by Cohete Rojo, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. Cohete Rojo

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    Not sure how it makes me feel. I know other countries do similar things but the Saudi's are jerks for doing this. To each their own.

     
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    Appalling and disgusting.

    Almost as appaling and disgusting I find when USA gives the death penalty to 14 y.o who have been judged and condemned as adults.
     
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    And this is the country that the UN appointed as the head of human rights panel? What a joke...
     
  5. Exiled

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    He was linked to Iranian terrorist group that had a history like this...

    [youtube]aE0f0hZqMjY[/youtube]
     
  6. robbie380

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    Granted this story is completely ****ed up, but we don't really have an amazing record on the death penalty, punishment, or the prison system as a whole.
     
  7. AroundTheWorld

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    Sweet Lou is probably still more OUTRAGED that some Muslim kid got asked a probing question by some teacher somewhere.
     
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    No, far from a perfect system, but at least we try to not be cruel. But yet, if you add up all of our penalty, punishment and prison system holding folks (particular those with mental illness), it's far from even a fair system. So yea, maybe not meant to be cruel but still society isn't that understanding, forgiving and are still quite cruel.

    Just not at this level of public display. I didn't know crucifixion still happen...
     
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    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled a minor cannot be executed. Even prior to the ruling the youngest person sentenced to death in the United States in over 40 years was 17. Also those convicted had committed first degree murder and had not been simply protesting.
     
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    Saudi gon Saudi.
     
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    thanx nook for the info. I see it only happened exactly 10 years ago in 2005. Also until 2002 there was death sentence for the moderately mentally r****ded that they also stopped.
    And it interesting also until 2008 the age of majority in Saudi Arabia for males was 15.

    What about those 14. y.o kids who are sentenced as adults and now instead of the captital punishment they receive life in prison without paroles etc?
    For sure the same LOGIC should apply here that they shouldn't be held to the same standard as adults for their crimes?
    Before everyone is outraged , consider that our own laws , may be equally crazy to them.
    And since I think that noone here is less than 10 , in YOUR lifetime it was legal in the USA to kill off a minor who had commited a crime. Implemented or not.
     
  14. Rocket River

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    *shrug* America did it for decades

    Rocket River
     
  15. justtxyank

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    Good thing you haven't been disgusted since 1944 then, the last time a 14 year old was sentenced to death in this country.
     
  16. justtxyank

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    I don't get your point.

    1) America isn't perfect? Agreed
    2) Hooray for America, continually working to progress as a civilized society? Agreed
    3) Boo America, the moral equivalent of Saudia Arabia? Do not agree.
     
  17. Air Langhi

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    That is pretty messed up.

    If we disrupt these brutal regimes we end up with ISIS. If we don't we end up with people who treat their citizens with brutality.

    Its pretty much damned if you do damned if you don't.
     
  18. Sweet Lou 4 2

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    Please just stop it. You have no clue. This is debate and discussion. There is nothing to debate here.

    My stance is that we shouldn't ally ourselves with Saudi Arabia in the first place. We should be working with the global community to support reform across the middle east. Of course you wouldn't know that because you never ask. All you do it want to demonize Muslims.
     
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    Kidding obviously, but he knew the kind of people that run his country. He had to know this was a possibility.
     
  20. justtxyank

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    The smart strategy when you live in an oppressive regime is just work within the system to make money while attacking the United States online.
     

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