Bible Porn

The Saudi government classifies the Christian Bible as pornography. Here’s how you can tell.

Try to access biblegateway.com from inside the Kingdom.  This is what you get:

Look at the URL redirect; this is the reason it is blocked:

Kind of makes you wonder about the Bibles they confiscate from incoming travelers and what happens to them.

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2 responses to “Bible Porn

  1. Small Business SEO

    It appears like at long last Saudi women are beginning to experience the first steps towards a long overdue equality with Saudi men. Doesn’t it strike you as strange, though, that the West hasn’t invaded, all guns blazing, boots on the ground, long before now given this blatant breach of human rights? Couldn’t be that the Arabs are left alone because of their longstanding agreement to only sell oil in dollars, could it?

  2. If you’re comparing the situation in Saudi Arabia with, for example the situation in Kosovo http://www.hrw.org/news/1999/07/26/kosovo-atrocities-recounted-detail just before NATO intervention, the most recent “humanitarian military intervention” I can think of, I don’t really see a parallel. But maybe that was meant to be a rhetorical question.

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