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    Saudi Arabia: Inmates sentenced to flogging to get amnesty

    Umera Riyaz In an attempt to reform its legal system, Saudi Arabia is likely to issue an amnesty to those who have been sentenced to flogging as a punishment, according to Gulf News.…

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    Saudi Arabia abolishes flogging

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has abolished flogging as a punishment, the state human rights commission said Saturday, hailing a “major step forward” in the reform programme launched by the king and his powerful son. Court-ordered floggings…

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