Saudi Arabia Condemns Domestic Violence by Law

Saudi Arabia Condemns Domestic Violence by Law

Alhamdulillah the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (cabinet) have now decided to make a ban on domestic violence and other forms of abuse against women. The law has come into effect for the first time which is a surprise but the social illness is becoming out of control and more widespread. We are glad that it has come into effect, which if broken there would be punishable consequences. The legislation has made the crime of domestic violence a punishable crime and indeed would offer provisions for treatment and shelter of those who suffered from the volatile act. It is too little too late for the...

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“My marriage was a sham but I did not kill my wife”

“My marriage was a sham but I did not kill my wife”

Shazia Kauser, wife of Raja Jeelani was found dead with 10 stab wounds at her home in Normanton. Mr Jeelani, 27, has been involved in other incidents in the same year, he was found guilty by the jury for conspiracy of causing GBH to Renarto Blackwood in January 2011. Soon after on the 6th of March 2011, his wife was found dead in his home. In August 2011 he was convicted of motiveless beating of Mr Lawskoski, a 27-year-old father, also in Normanton – as he drove the gang in his BMW to the destination of where the 27 year old was beaten to death. Shazia Kauser and Raja Jeelani were...

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Nigella Reports Husband

Nigella Reports Husband

Sunday evening, Nigella Lawson was seen spending time with her 70-year-old husband, Charles Saatchi, having a perfectly normal meal when he unexpectedly gripped her neck to choke her four times, firstly with his left hand then with both hands. The photos the paparazzi published, have managed to show how terrified she was, however Charles declared it was a general misunderstanding; he just wanted to emphasise his point whilst discussing their children. Nigella’s spokesperson has confirmed she has left her family home after the assault, with her children. In a previous interview (2007),...

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666 women dead, how many more?

666 women dead, how many more?

In recent news Turkey has revealed the death toll of 666 women till date being killed due to domestic violence, between the years of 2009 and 2012. The interior Ministry have concluded the result of these women’s death is not entirely their husband’s accountability, but family and relatives too. It is very poignant to have come across this news as we habitually report the rate of domestic violence sufferers but not the deaths! Civil society organisations are quarreling that such official figures which can be found here are not to be relied upon, as some of the deaths have been recorded...

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Victims of Government Policy

Victims of Government Policy

The latest government stunt, formally known as the bedroom tax has lead a victim of domestic violence to come to terms with losing her council home in East Midlands. She has been residing in the three-bedroom property for 25 years with her son, her case is being supported by Women’s Aid charity. The ex-partner has been threatening to kill her and has lead the woman to take security measures to the max in her garden, windows and front door. After being told by the council officials that she would be charged for the spare bedroom, lawyers have argued against this, they are not taking...

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Feeling Like a Victim

Feeling Like a Victim

In an earlier post, I wrote about the vulnerability of highly sensitive people to negative types of people, like narcissists. Because of their compassionate and empathetic nature, many HSPs unwittingly attract people who will use the HSP for their own gain and consequently drain the energy out of them in the process. When this kind of relationship becomes a pattern, it is all too easy for the HSP to take on the role of victim. Assuming the victim role is not a natural or inevitable consequence of being highly sensitive, but it is a common one. Highly sensitive people are often misunderstood...

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