May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Trump will use the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism Sunday, as he works to build relationships with Arab leaders. President Donald Trump is painting the fight against extremists as "a battle between good and evil."
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UN “Human Rights” Council Now Officially Controlled by Dictators
More than half of the regimes sitting on the United Nations Human Rights Council after last week's election have been categorized as unfree, sparking criticism and further ridicule of the global body ostensibly tasked with upholding the UN's vision of human rights. Among the latest selections to serve on the discredited global council are some of the most oppressive and murderous communist and Islamist dictatorships on the planet. That is despite the UN outfit's mandate saying that only member governments that “uphold the highest standards in the promotion and protection of human rights” are eligible to join. Adding to the controversy, the Obama administration and Western powers remained silent as UN member governments chose some of the most barbaric regimes on Earth to police “human rights” around the world.
Washington, Sep 9, 2016 (AFP)
The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act - approved in the House by unanimous voice vote some four months after its Senate passage - is strongly opposed by the government of Saudi Arabia, the home nation of 15 of the 19 hijackers in the September 11, 2001 attacks. Screen grab
The House of Representatives passed legislation today that would allow victims of the 9/11 attacks and their relatives to sue foreign governments suspected of backing acts of terrorism against the US.
Islamic tolerance alert: if non-Muslims in Saudi Arabia want to eat during daylight hours in Ramadan, they better not let any Muslims see them — or they could end up being deported.
Riyadh, -- The Interior Ministry yesterday requested non-Muslim residents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to respect feelings of Muslims during the fasting month of Ramadan by abstaining from eating, drinking and smoking in public during the day. The ministry also warned that violators of the rules could face deportation. "Authorities will take deterrent measures such as terminating work contracts of, and deporting, violators," said a statement from the ministry.