Posts Tagged ‘flogging’



The rough cotton smock scratched, not that it surprised her. She was totally naked under it and even outside of a judicial institution luxury was hard to find in this far off country. Helen was alone now. The woman from the British Consulate had left in disgust, a harassed dour woman, not yet 40, but […]

The romantic fantasy of women being carried off by Arab sheiks, the harem and harsh Middle Eastern courts has been around for a long time. No doubt the reality is more sobering. This following article was found on a current news site in a section discussing western perceptions of the Middle East and the image of […]