The true face of Islam:
Saudis trying to spring their slaver brother from prison, because he did nothing wrong.
Al-Turki's defense claimed the case against him was a matter of cultural differences. Now the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has lent its influence to attempt to get him out of a prison sentence of 27 years to life, for behavior to which conditions in the Kingdom testify that it does not object.
From Arab News: "Officials Take Up Al-Turki Case With US"
JEDDAH, 4 September 2006 - Saudi officials have held high-level talks with US authorities in order to win the release of Homaidan Al-Turki, the Saudi man who was sentenced Aug. 31 by a Colorado court to 27 years to life in prison, the Saudi Press Agency said in a report yesterday.
"Senior Saudi officials have intervened at the highest level to resolve the case of Al-Turki," the agency said, quoting its correspondent in Washington, Abdul Mohsen Al-Misfer. He did not disclose further details.