The Real House of Saud

Published on October 3, 2015 by The TELESUR ENGLISH on YouTube. Watch the Documentary


In this scene of The Empire Files host Abby Martin turns a sharp eye towards the United States' association with Saudi Arabia and conveys a disturbing outline of the nation's poor reputation as to human rights infringement.

At first glance, Saudi Arabia gives off an impression of being a luxurious, humanized society gloating glorious design and extreme resorts. This picture is starkly differentiated by footage of Saudi subjects being ruthlessly rebuffed for any level of saw wrongdoing. These disciplines range from appendage removal and vicious lashings to being publicly beheaded. Saudi Arabia is one and only of four nations left on the planet to still practice open executions and, in a few circumstances, torturous killing. It is shockingly normal for individuals to be self-assertively confined and aggrieved in mystery trials. Peaceful offenses represent an astounding 43% of these executions. Why, then, has the United Nations chosen the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to head their board on human rights? Martin investigates this conflicting game plan with her trademark distrust and dubiety.

The patriarchal way of Saudi Arabian culture is additionally put under the magnifying lens, as Martin uncovers the nation's general abuse of ladies' rights and proclivity for rebuffing ladies for their own rapes. Underlining that ladies' rights are human rights, Martin reprimands the UN for their race of Saudi Arabia to such a wrong position. She likewise highlights the brutality against youth, particularly activists.

Martin goes ahead to interface the roles of the oil and arms commercial enterprises to the picture turning that has empowered Saudi Arabia to keep up its position as an associate to the United States in the war on terror; nonetheless, as Martin somberly calls attention to, both nations are in their own particular manners in charge of inducing the making of ISIS and Al-Qaeda.

Solemn and cooling, The Real House of Saud shows its focuses with realistic pictures of Saudis being brutalized, as well as regular folks in bordering nations also. Not for the faint of-heart, this film investigates global relations and the aftermath that originates from turning a visually impaired eye to the infringement that happen every day for the sake of opportunity.

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