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Keeping America Clean! – Good Job

Posted in News, Social on April 5, 2008 by Arabilluminist
**Personal thoughts to be added soon..**
From my university e-mail box:
“All sorts of names have been changed”
Letter# 1
From: Chief of Police
Sent: Wed 02/04/2008 03:23 PM
Subject: Crime Alert – Suspicious Person

At approx. 1:45 PM today, Wednesday, 4-2-08, a female student reported that she was approached by an unknown Middle Eastern male on Salem St. in the vicinity of the Salem St. apartments at approx. 1:20 PM. He tried to engage her in conversation, talking first about religion and Darwin’s theory of Evolution, and then made several sexually explicit remarks giving the student the impression that he was attempting to solicit sexual favors.
The subject, who was last seen walking east on Salem St., is further described as being approx. 30 years old, dark complexion, mustache, thick Middle Eastern accent, wearing a tan sweater, dress pants and was carrying a camera. He also mentioned that he had a sister who lived in an apartment in nearby.

Anyone with information concerning this subject is asked to call the University Police Dept. at 555-4202

Chief of Police

Letter #2
From: Chief of Police
Sent: Thu 03/04/2008 03:41 PM
Subject: Update to Suspicious Person Crime Alert issued on 4-2-08

The suspicious person described as a Middle Eastern male, approx. 30 years of age, in the Crime Alert issued on 4-2-08 has been identified and issued a Trespass notice banning him from campus. If he returns to campus he is subject to on-sight arrest for Criminal Trespass in the First Degree.
Since no criminal charges have been filed we cannot release his identity and photograph at this time. He is scheduled to return to his native Pakistan on Friday, 4-11-08, and it is not believed that he poses any further threat to the University Community.

Chief of Police

**Personal thoughts to be added soon..**

Finally, Saudi women allowed to drive

Posted in News, Only in Saudi Arabia on March 17, 2008 by Arabilluminist

The Saudi government has passed a bill to decriminalize female driving on Saudi streets, a major Saudi news website reported today. The bill also clarifies the guidelines for female drivers (must be over 30 years of age, allowed to drive in the cities alone, and with a legal relative elsewhere) and the punishments for those who interfere with driving women. A member of the government (Majlis Al-Shura) added that women will have to carry a cellular phone to contact the female police force (since when did we have female police over there?!) in case of emergency; upon applying for their driver’s license, female drivers will have to pay a mandatory fee for on-road service to have their cars fixed, tires repaired, etc.. to insure their safety from other drivers who might be on the lookout for women on the road side. The Majlis has also recommended establishing female police units within cities, monitored by the religious police of course, and a free hot-line service to help female drivers in need of any sort of help. A study conducted by the Majlis further demanded that citizens who dare to speak to a female driver be punished by 1 month in prison and a fine, those who harrass a female driver in any way will -on the other hand- serve 8 months in prison and pay a hefty fine.

Cheers Saudi girls, welcome to the jungle! Stay Safe

Update [5:45pm E.T]: has deleted the news article in about 15 minutes of the original posting time! It looks like they still can’t go public with their article yet.. But I indeed can, right?

Update [1:00am E.T – March 20th]:


Religious police conspire against Saudi professor

Posted in News, Only in Saudi Arabia on February 27, 2008 by Arabilluminist

Wanna know how nasty the religious police is over there? well, read on my friend.. read on
I am not in favor of AlArabiya news website, nor their disgusting propaganda driven writers and staff. But I very much like how they continuously expose how smelly those so-called religious bastards are! Not only does AlArabiya cover their terrible crimes, but a lot of their articles are written in a way to convey a message, and this time their message is written also written plainly in the sub-title which reads “He accused them of conspiracy”.

The story goes like this:

The court of Mecca ruled to imprison an academian for 8 months and be lashed 180 times for being in private with a female student in a coffee shop, the professor and the student were caught by the religious police in a local Mecca cafe. The university professor rejected the rule and said that he “met the student upon her request since the problem she encountered cannot be solved but in person; he asked her to come with her brother but she arrived by herself“, he also added that “he was surprised to see the religious police surrounding him in only a few minutes“. Further more, the man mentioned that “those who arrested him hated him because they received poor grades and failed as they were former students of his. The general manager of Mecca religious police denied the conspiracy and insisted that “the religious police members are more noble than doing such conspiracies”!

I can imagine those failed students turned terrorists asking a female student of the teacher to play her part; the conspiracy is very obvious in this case! The students failed and hated the teacher, they join the religious police and maybe hear a female of their relatives mentioning the teacher’s name after a couple years, then put together a plan to arrest him. There is also no mention of the girl’s punishment by the court nor by the article, which really confirms that the whole story is a conspiracy!

One more thing, how can a public coffee shop be so private anyway?!

Please salute the conspirers of death: The failing students, the general manager of Mecca’s religious police, and their prostitute.

More on the anonymous girl rape video..

Posted in News, Only in Saudi Arabia, Social with tags , , , on February 27, 2008 by Arabilluminist

It looks like the best way Saudis improve their life and their country is through public shock, anger, and internal pressure. This has been the case with “The Qatif Girl” rape incident which shook the world when the victim was sentenced to 200 lashes and prison time and then pardoned by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia; well, Saudis were never more furious as this time with the “The anonymous girl” raped by 5 Bengalis because this time there was a heartbreaking video (I’ve received the video long before, but did not want to be the first to publicly display it on the internet)

Soon after the news was made public, Saudis created a facebook group labeled The national campaign for the struggle against Bengalis“, shared related articles and news, and suggested cures for the mass trauma caused by individuals belonging to an ethnic group which has been long thought of as “poor peaceful people”. Around the 11th of Janurary, many Saudi journalists, newspapers, and online news websites published articles which concluded that:

  • The Bengali council: “Our citizens count 1.5 million in Saudi, and the number will double soon”
  • The bengali council: “We have recieved no official complaints regarding our citizens status or behavior”
  • The Bengali council accused Saudi journalists of demonizing Bengali workers

Clearly, the intent of such articles -especially that they were published soon after the rape video case- is to further intimidate the Saudi public and persuade Saudi officials to do something about the illegal Bengali aliens whose crimes became almost impossible to fight. Eventually, the pressure caused by Saudis -along with journalists, campaigns, and bloggers- succeeded to convinced the authorities to completely stop all further importing of Bengali workforce.

  • The ministry of labor prepared a “secret?” study to temporarily stop importing Bengali workers, leading to a complete prohibition.
  • Bengali engineers and doctors only will be allowed to work in Saudi
  • Companies and firms will only be allowed a maximum of 20% of Bengali employees.

While the ministry of labor’s decision was a relief to Saudis since it will help stop the increase of crimes, many rejoiced as this will hopefully provide more work for unemployed Saudis in their own country.


Posted in Middle East, News, Only in Saudi Arabia on January 19, 2008 by Arabilluminist

The Saudi masses were recently struck by a video clip that spread across mobile phones of an anonymous Saudi girl, kidnapped and raped by 5 Bengali men, the video shows four Bengalis tightly holding an adult girl despite her resistance and heart breaking screams. The video -shot by one of the wolves, never shown- appears to have been shot in a rural area, inside a room where the rapists placed a blanket in preparation for their horrifying crime. Al Riyadh newspaper was the first to address the crime in public media:

The official police spokesman in the Eastern region Yousif AlQahtani stated that they have not received any report of the rape case from anyone regarding the blue tooth shared video.

While the rape victim remains anonymous, no one knows if she is still being held captive, killed, or released and preferred to keep quiet to avoid social degradation or even to save her own life. The crime came to public knowledge shortly after the infamous Qatif girl rape case, when a Saudi girl was raped by her ex boyfriend and was sentenced to 200 lashes and a few months in prison then released by an order from King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia after world shaking anger imposed social and political pressure.

Kuwait has just recently celebrated deporting the last Bengali back to his country, the majority of the Bengali foreign workforce in Gulf countries has been known to be prison graduates whom their country rids itself of. Saudi Arabia employs about 2 million Bengalis as cheap labor for a massive number of jobs while the Saudi unemployment rate is unofficially reported to have reached 35%, the case is therefore expected to raise voices of demands to deport all Bengali cheap labor outside Saudi.

Saudi: AIDS chef & restaurant back to work!

Posted in News, Only in Saudi Arabia, Uncategorized on January 15, 2008 by Arabilluminist
Two days ago, I came across the following news article..
A Bengali infected with with AIDS arrested working in a Saudi restaurant:
The Riyadh police task force arrested an alien working in a restaurant who was infected with AIDS, and who also didn’t seem to care about it. The arrest was made after receiving information about a Bengali who was tested positive with AIDS during the process of issuing him a medical card, but he continued to work in Riyadh with no regard at all to his medical condition. Information supplied that he entered Saudi with a ‘personal driver’ visa requested by a Saudi woman, and was found working in a Saudi authentic and fast food restaurant. The Riyadh police unit handed over the Bengali to “proper authorities” to be punished according to the law and then sent back to his country. Further more, the restaurant was closed and investigations were opened to find out how he was allowed/managed to work there.
– Various sources.
I also found this article in my email, just a few hours ago:
AIDS infected Bengali released, back to work in restaurant:
Sabaq received information that the Bengali arrested for illegally working in a Saudi restaurant while tested positive for AIDS was released and he is now back to the restaurant serving authentic Saudi food. The “proper authorities” provided the excuse that “his case is not a felony and does not require detaining him or sending him back to his country”. The Bengali managed to work in a restaurant without a medical card, which is one of the primary documents required to work…”
Amazing country, isn’t it?

Noam Chomsky on US Policy Towards Iran

Posted in Illuminating Videos, Middle East, News on January 14, 2008 by Arabilluminist

“Suppose it was true that Iran is helping insurgents in Iraq. I mean, wasn’t the United States helping insurgents when the Russians invaded Afghanistan? Did we think there was anything wrong with that? I mean, Iraq’s a country that was invaded and is under military occupation. You can’t have a serious discussion about whether someone else is interfering in it. The basic assumption underlying the discussion is that we own the world. So if we invade and occupy another country, then it’s a criminal act for anyone to interfere with it. What about the nuclear weapons? I mean, are there countries with nuclear weapons in the region? Israel has a couple of hundred nuclear weapons. The United States gives more support to it than any other country in the world.

The real reasons for the attack on Iran, the sanctions, and so on go back into history. I mean, we like to forget the history; Iranians don’t. In 1953, the United States and Britain overthrew the parliamentary government and installed a brutal dictator, the Shah, who ruled until 1979. And during his rule, incidentally, the United States was strongly supporting the same programs they’re objecting to today. In 1979, the population overthrew the dictator, and since then the United States has been essentially torturing Iran. First it tried a military coup. Then it supported Saddam Hussein during Iraq’s invasion of Iran, which killed hundreds of thousands of people. Then, after that was over, the United States started imposing harsh sanctions on Iran. And now it’s escalating that. The point is: Iran is out of control. You know, it’s supposed to be a U.S.-client state, as it was under the Shah, and it’s refusing to play that role.”
– Noam Chomsky

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