“Liberation” of oppressed peoples is often cited by US presidents as justification for sanctions and military intervention overseas. Yet this is laughable to anyone who examines the diplomatic bedfellows of said presidents. Oil-rich Saudi Arabia, for example, has had a longstanding “strategic” relationship with the US, despite the fact that its government executes gays, enslaves women, and prosecutes petty crimes with brutal corporal punishment.
Recently, an individual has been apprehended by the Saudi police, and is slated to be executed by the Saudi government for “sorcerery.” Your polite letter through the US embassies, to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, may help prevent this government murder.
(H/T Tom Palmer)Published in