23 Jun '11, 4am

Indonesia president condemns Saudi beheading of Indonesian maid convicted of killing employer

Indonesia president condemns Saudi beheading of Indonesian maid convicted of killing employer

'This week we were shocked by the execution of Ruyati binti Sapubi. Like all Indonesians, I also express sorrow over the disaster,' Mr Yudhoyono told a nationally televised press conference. -- PHOTO: REUTERS JAKARTA - INDONESIAN President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Thursday condemned the beheading of an Indonesian maid in Saudi Arabia and accused Riyadh of breaking the 'norms and manners' of international relations. In unusually strident terms, the leader of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country said he had lodged a 'strong protest' with the Saudi government over Saturday's execution of the Indonesian citizen for murder. His comments signal Indonesia's growing anger over the treatment of its manual labourers in the Gulf countries, after a spate of cases of abuse and killings. 'This week we were shocked by the execution of Ruyati binti Sapubi. Like all Indones...

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  1. 23 Jun '11, 9am

    If you live and work in any country in the world you have to follow the rule of law in that country.

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