Sexual Assault in Mecca

Pilgrimage to Mecca, or Hajj, is required for all Muslims at least once in their lifetime if their physical health and financial ability allows it. The carrying out of Hajj includes many sacred rituals such as circling the Mosque seven…

Saudi Women Lawyers Free to Practice Law

By Shubra Ohri Thirty years after earning her law degree, Fatma Kabil, Saudi Arabia’s first qualified female lawyer, may finally get the chance to argue in a courtroom. On February 20, 2010, Justice Minister of Saudi Arabia Mohammad al-Issa announced…