The diary of a Saudi man, currently living in the United Kingdom, where the Religious Police no longer trouble him for the moment.

In Memory of the lives of 15 Makkah Schoolgirls, lost when their school burnt down on Monday, 11th March, 2002. The Religious Police would not allow them to leave the building, nor allow the Firemen to enter.

Wednesday, March 24, 2004

Quote of the Week 

....from one of our more intelligent Ministers, Prince saud Al-Faisal.

"The ideas and proposals presented for reforming the Arab situation reflect flagrant accusations against the Arab countries and people.....These initiatives look good from outside but they are malicious in essence....One of these ideas says that we should introduce reforms in our countries in order to cope with the times."

The purpose of Reform is usually "to cope with the times" but, hey, what do I know, I'm not a Prince.

Read the whole thing here

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