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Russia Criticizes Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Record

Russia Criticizes Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Record

Hilarity Ensues as Russia Criticizes Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Record

By Mark Adomanis

July 17, 2012 "Forbes" --  If you want to find proof of the rank hypocrisy and double standards that underlie international relations in general and the argument over Syria in particular, you could do an awful lot worse than to examine the recent spat between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Saudi Arabia, despite it’s recent embrace of the cause of democracy and freedom in Syria, is and has been for the past 80 odd years one of the most violently repressive and backwards societies in the world: an absolute dictatorship replete with “morality police” and various other kinds of religious totalitarians.*

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