Saturday, 24 January 2015
'Nauseating' Praise for Dead Saudi King Exposes Hypocrisy of West, Say Critics
Western leaders' responses to King Abdullah's death serve as a reminder that Saudi Arabia, with its wealth and geopolitical influence, is a perpetual exception to the west's emphasis on human rights. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper praised him as a 'strong proponent of peace' in the Middle East. Story here.