The invaluable Stratfor Research:
Saudi Arabia: 'Religious Police' To Set Up Human-Rights Unit
Saudi Arabia’s so-called “religious police,” the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, plans to go through a restructuring and will set up a human-rights division, Saudi newspaper Al-Watan reported Oct. 5. A spokesman for the commission said the new division will deal with human rights “in accord with just Islamic principles and international rights treaties.”
Rumor has it that women, blacks, Christians, Hindus, Buddhists and Jews are free to apply for treatment as humans.