'A Saudi woman has been sentenced to eight lashes by a court in Qatif for mistakenly sending a text message allegedly promoting the Shiite branch of Islam.
The 30-year-old woman, identified only as YH, has been pronounced guilty for sending an SMS to another Saudi woman, containing a group of telephone numbers under the name 'Shiite Islamic religious services'.'
More here http://m.ibtimes.co.uk/saudi-arabia-woman-lashes-wrong-sms-number-460767.html
Why does Saudi Arabia get such a relatively free ride from Western free speech & democracy activists? The same people who attack Israel for much smaller misdemeanours. What could the reason be?