UAE jails women for having been raped

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:

The ‘new’ Afghanistan of George W. Bush (and now of Obama) is not the only country jailing women for having been raped.

Don’t Get Raped In Dubai. You WILL Do Jail Time. Ms. Marte Deborah Dalelv Tells Her Story: here.

At the BBC site we can read about the United Arab Emirates, another ally of the Pentagon (and of the Australian government, doing its bit in the Pentagon’s wars):

7 June 2011 Last updated at 11:49 GMT

Jailed Australian sues over bad consular advice in UAE

An Australian woman is suing her country’s government for allegedly giving her bad advice when she was in trouble abroad.

The hotel worker was jailed in the UAE after reporting she had been raped by fellow employees.

The complainant says Australian consular officials failed to warn her that she could be jailed for adultery if she reported the alleged…

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