The treatment of women in Saudi Arabia

March 17, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

Following the humorous, yet chilling reality of the first all-male ‘Girls Council‘ in the province of Qassim, it seemed pertinent to write up a basic primer outlining the rights, or lack thereof, afforded to women living in the KSA – Canada’s biggest trading partner in the Middle-East. Indeed, Prime Minister […]

The Treatment of Gays in the Middle-East

February 25, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

While the left¬†laments over Trump’s recent move on transgender bathrooms, it seems rather appropriate to bring attention to a worthwhile LGBT issue, that being the problem of living as a¬†homosexual under an Arab regime. In the United States, gays and transsexuals are granted with equal rights as heterosexuals, while homosexuals […]

Why aren’t the Gulf States taking in Syrian Refugees?

December 21, 2016 Jake Beaumont 0

Amnesty International has recently released a report on the Syrian refugee conflict that highlights how little the Gulf States have done to aid the Syrian refugees in one of the most tragic humanitarian crises of our time. According to the report, “Gulf countries including Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, […]