Saudi preacher found women guilty of rape and harassment

Ahmed Bin Saad al Quarni

Saudi preacher Ahmed Bin Saad al Quarni (Ahmed Bin Saad Al Qarni) said that women are to blame that are exposed to rape and sexual harassment, reports The Independent.

According to him, they also provoke men to adultery. “I swear to God, if he rapes her, she’ll come home crying that hurt her dignity (…) a Woman who before leaving the house, apply makeup and use perfume, wench,” commented the representative of the clergy.

The word al Kavarna enraged many women in Saudi Arabia. “It is time for him to know that everyday sexual harassment women wearing Abaya, hijab and niqab,” said one of the students named Reema.

26 September in the Kingdom signed a decree allowing women to drive. It will take effect in June 2018. Currently the Saudi authorities have been thinking to begin to consider sexual harassment a criminal offence, the newspaper notes.