Sexist Saudis! BTW, Did Boris Vote To Affront Women’s Rights?


Saudi Arabia has invited women to a sports stadium for the first time to attend annual national day celebrations with their families, state media said Wednesday, opening up a previously male-only venue.

WOW! Real progress, huh?

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Should normal people around the world, unafflicted with the rancid sexism that characterises the kingdom, rejoice.

NOT!

Those happy families will be seated separately from single men!

What kind of yard-stick are we expected to use when measuring the rights of half the population?

Sure, it marks a shift from previous celebrations in the kingdom where women are effectively barred from sports arenas by strict rules on segregation of the sexes in public.

But the proper place to judge Saudi Arabia, which, the report notes, has some of the world’s tightest restrictions on women…

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/09/20/-saudi-to-allow-women-into-stadium-for-national-day-.html

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…and is the only country where they are not allowed to drive and where a male family member – normally the father, husband or brother — must grant permission for a woman’s study, travel and other activities…

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…. is surely the UN Commission on Women’s Rights

But guess which country sits on that august body?

Saudi Arabia!

Bloody Belgians! But Did UK Also Back Shariah Sexist Saudis? 

And guess who put them there?

Well, you’ll have to guess!

Because I’ve seen no updates on the question we asked back in April, when it was reported that at least five EU states must have voted for the Saudis to serve a four-year term on the commission in the secret ballot.

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This is an issue that should not be allowed to go away, the way the despicable Eire Government  –  I use them because thanks to some Eire politicians with a conscience, the issue was (unsuccessfully) pursued there -which weaselled out of telling the truth about how it voted – tried to make it go away.

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Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan. Photo: PA

Their foreign minister, a man called Charlie Flanagan (above) arrogantly declared that it would be “very damaging to Ireland’s ability to conduct international relations” if he revealed the Government’s voting preference.”

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/flanagans-silence-on-un-womens-rights-role-for-saudis-splits-cabinet-35682628.html

The Irish Independent offered the answer the gutless government wouldn’t give.

.It is very likely that Ireland backed its candidature. Dublin officials insist it is not linked to a current campaign by Ireland to secure a temporary seat on the UN’s controlling security council.

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/first-we-need-the-full-facts-then-we-can-decide-for-ourselves-that-is-called-democracy-35682602.html

How many of our readers in the UK emailed their MPs to see if they had asked Theresa May and/or Boris Johnson how Britain had voted?

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Did nobody put that pair on the spot?

Same goes for citizens of France, Germany Holland, Italy etc.

It’s NOT too late!

Shame them into owning up – or get a denial of guilt and thank them.

An email only takes five minutes.

A miniscule investment of time and energy if the dividend paid out is truth.

 

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