Jul 202013

Interior designer Marte Deborah Dalelv was on a business trip in Dubai when she says she was raped.

The 24-year-old reported the March attack to the police but found herself charged with having extramarital sex, drinking alcohol, and perjury.

via BBC News – Dubai sentences Norwegian woman who reported rape.

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  1. The telling clue of doom, which she didn’t figure out until too late, was that the hotel clerks asked her whether or not she was certain she wanted to involve the police. She said, “Of course.” Note to self: when asked this in a foreign country, always say, “No.” What further boggles the mind is that her government cannot extract her from the situation. I find this terrifying. I know I shouldn’t be shocked, but I am.

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