Mutawas, the ruthless and primitive religious police of Saudi Arabia are a rule unto themselves. Joy C Raphael's book on the mutawas and their modus operandi is an eye-opener.
Saudi Arabia is a country where women are not allowed to drive, in many cases, not allowed to work when they can come in contact with women, and not allowed out alone. And that country now gets its first ever female minister. She is Norah Al-Faiz, U.S educated former teacher and an expert in girl’s education.