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No love for the infidel whore

Last month, an American mother named Bethany Vierra lost custody of her young daughter Zaina, on the grounds that she was too Western to raise the child well. Now her own parents worry that they will lose both grand-daughter and daughter, as the window to appeal closes in Saudi Arabia. [...]

Bethany, a 32-year-old student and yoga teacher, moved to Saudi Arabia to teach at a university in 2011. She recently divorced her Saudi husband, and sought custody of their four-year-old daughter. But in July, the court concluded that she would not be a good parent.

Bethany Vierra made a lot of dumb decisions:

  • Moving to Saudi Arabia for work.
  • Not paying attention and leaving the barbaric country immediately.
  • Marrying an Arab Muslim.
  • Having a kid while still in the Land of Mordor.

Now, she'll lose her daughter forever to the evil clutches of Islamic law.

"A woman, from birth to death, must have a male guardian," says Begum, the researcher from Human Rights Watch. "The idea is that they are not capable and that men know better."

Women still need a male guardian's permission before having elective surgery, for example. And critically for Bethany, by Saudi law, a woman's testimony is worth only half that of a man's.

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