Saturday, February 15, 2014

The kingdom of royal quacks

From Basim:  "An Indonesian housemaid, on death row for sorcery, has been pardoned by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah. “Ati Bt Abeh Inan, who has been languishing in Al-Ahsa jail for casting a magic spell on her employer and his family, has been released and sent back to Indonesia,” said Ahrul Tsani Fathurrahman, a spokesman for the Indonesian Embassy, on Wednesday."

PS Ali Sibat, the Lebanese jailed since 2008 after being abducted while on Umrah and sentenced to death on similar charges, I believe remains imprisoned (and forgotten). "