5 Scary Saudi Arabia Facts

5 Scary Saudi Arabia Facts

From the public crucifixion of protesters, to their diplomatic immunity – This is a list of 5 scary Saudi Arabia facts. 5) Public Crucifixion:   Ali al-Nimr is on death row, to be crucified for a crime he committed three years ago when he was seventeen. At the age of 17 al-Nimr took part in a protest against the Saudi Government, according to Saudi authorities, he joined in with marching, chanting, and even threw a Molotov cocktail. This was enough to crucify him in Saudi Arabia’s eyes. Saudi authorities say they will string up his headless corpse, on a cross, and display it publicly. Prime Minister David Cameron may get involved with the case. This is not the only case of this, in fact Saudi Arabia has executed over 100 people this year. 4) No Freedom Of Speech Or Belief:   Atheism is banned in Saudi Arabia, obviously you can’t stop people believing certain things, but they made it illegal to declare yourself an atheist, and even made talking about atheism a terrorist offence. A blogger called Raef Badawi created a website for liberals in Saudi Arabia, where people were free to give their opinions. Creating the website was considered a crime in Saudi Arabia, and he was sentenced to 10 years in prison, 1,000 lashes, and a fine of $267,000. Even with these laws, and restrictions atheism is more popular in Saudi Arabia than ever. 3) Women’s Rights:   Saudi Arabia is one of the most sexist countries in the word, they are ranked 127th out of 136 countries for gender parity. Women cannot drive, or leave the house without a...
5 Most Dangerous Gangs In The World

5 Most Dangerous Gangs In The World

From a gang that has over 100,000 members, world wide, to a Cartel made up of Mexico’s elite soldiers. This is a list of the 5 most dangerous gangs in the world. 5) Los Zetas:     The Los Zetas was formed by a group of elite soldiers from Mexico, who wanted to make money from the multi-billion dollar drug trade. They started off working for the Gulf Cartel, but then went on to start their own group known as Los Zetas. They went further than other cartels were willing to go, and mercilessly killed, and slaughtered thousands of innocent people, as well as other gang members. They’re now the most powerful cartel in Mexico. Their horrific tactics, which include beheading to terrorize their rivals and intimidate them, torture, and indiscriminate slaughter, show that they prefer to terrorize rather than bribe, to get their way. 4) Solntsevskaya Bratva:   Worth over $8.5 Billion, this crime syndicate is split into 10 different brigades, which appear to act independently of each other. They make money independently, and then pool it together, and split it between themselves. Founded in the late 1980’s they are now the most powerful Mafia in Russia. They started off hiring unemployed men as foot soldiers. They then muscled in on the car import business, which eventually caused them to get into trouble with the rival Chechen Mafia. The Bratva made an alliance with other Russian gangs and drove out the Chechen gang. 3) Wah Ching:   The Wah Ching is a Chinese American Triad Society. They have 3,000 members in Hong Kong, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles. They make...
5 Things More Deadly Than Terrorists

5 Things More Deadly Than Terrorists

You won’t believe some of the seemingly harmless things more likely to kill you than terrorists. Some are things, you see and do everyday. This is a list of 5 things more deadly than terrorists. 5) lightning/Bees:   In America you are 4 times more likely to be killed by bees than terrorists. In the UK bees, and wasps have caused the same amount of deaths over the past decade as terrorism. An even larger amount of people are struck by lightning, but only injured. An estimated 260, 000 people are struck by lightning every year in America, opposed to 13, 000 people killed by terrorists. 4) A broken heart:   Heart disease is the biggest killer in the western world. 1 in 5 men will die from heart disease, and 1 in 3 women. The heart is a muscle, it beats approximately 70 times a minute, and is a similar size to your fist. The most common causes of heart disease are, smoking, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes. The disparity between people who die of heart disease, and people who are killed by terrorists, is so large that terrorists would actually kill more westerners if they opened a doughnut shop. 3) Obesity:   The amount of dangerously obese people in England and America increases every year. Although you could argue that obesity is the biggest cause of death since it is often the cause of other deadly conditions like heart disease, or diabetes. The amount of deaths caused by obesity increases every year, and unless people start to lose weight it will keep rising. Many people blame fast food,...
5 Most Nefarious Dictators Of All Time

5 Most Nefarious Dictators Of All Time

From a conqueror notorious for his rape and murder, to a man who killed up to 70 million people. This is a list of the most nefarious dictators of all time. 5) Stalin:   Stalin would arrest or kill someone for something as trivial as taking time off work. He made any breaks or time offof work illegal. The deaths caused by Stalin are estimated to be between 2.6million, and 10 million. Stalin started a campaign called the great purge, where he killed any one who opposed him. This included the murder of anyone intellectual, whether they were currently opposing him or not. He also created a five year economic plan which failed completely and caused a mass famine leading to the deaths of millions, many due to starvation. If anyone opposed him or didn’t want to follow his regime, they were killed or sent to Nazi concentration camps. Overall Stalin was responsible for 23 million deaths. 4) Genghis Khan:   Genghis Khan owned one of the biggest empires known to man,  measuring 12 million square miles. It was the largest continuous empire in history. He was believed to be an invincible god, by his followers, before he died. Nobody knows exactly how he died. Genghis Khan slaughtered an enormous amount of enemies, killing 11% of the world’s population at the time. He would kill anyone without remorse, including woman, and children. It’s estimated he cause 40 million deaths. If a conquered city ever disobeyed his orders every single person it would be slaughtered. 3) Leopold II of Belgium:   Leopold was responsible for 2-12 million deaths while in power. He became...
5 Jaw-Dropping Facts About North Korea

5 Jaw-Dropping Facts About North Korea

From their leader having the ability to control the weather, to cheese madness. This is a List of 5 Jaw-dropping facts about North Korea. 10) Kim Jong Il’s autobiography:   North Korea is notorious for bullshitting about their leaders. Here some the claims they made about Kim Jong IL. Kim was born on Mount Paektu under a double rainbow as a new star appeared in the sky. He learned to walk at 3 weeks old and corrected junior high teachers during history lessons. He has written over 1500 books, which is impressively more books than anyone has written ever, and he did it in only three years. Considering 3 years holds 1095 days, he would have had to have written at least a book a day, many times writing two. The record was previously held by L. Ron Hubbard the founder of Scientology, it took Hubbard 66 years to write that many, 63 more than Kim. He is also an expert on cinema. He shot a 38 under par on the nation’s only golf course, after which he retired from the sport as he couldn’t get any better. He also has the ability to control the weather by his moods. 9) Kidnapped film director   Kim wanted to create a film industry in North Korea, and decided to do it by kidnapping a famous director from Seoul, and his ex-wife. He then forced him to remarry his ex, and create propaganda films for North Korea. Shin hated communism but had to pretend to be devoted to it, so that he could one day escape North Korea. One of the films...
Top 10 Crazy ISIS Facts

Top 10 Crazy ISIS Facts

ISIS news , rr ISIL news , has been flooding our screens and newspapers for years now. ISIS is basically the most frightening terrorist group in the world. They are the most well funded terrorists in in the world, controlling an area with 10 million people. 10) They Are More Wealthy Than Some Countries:   With a revenue of over $1 Million per day, ISIS seems to be pretty good at raising funds. The vast majority of their wealth comes from the oil fields that they control. Since they started claiming land in Iraq and Syria, they have taken control of dozens of oil fields and have began selling barrels full of the substance on the black market.In fact, it is estimated that ISIS control half of the oil fields in Syria. In 2014 they raided a number of banks across Iraq, taking hundreds of millions in US dollars. Ever since then they have been a serious financial player. They have also gained over $120 million through kidnapping people. ISIL have placed a huge tax on the 10 million people under their control. Anyone who doesn’t pay the tax is executed. So they’re basically just a bunch of criminals. They have recently introduced their own form of currency so that they can “compete with the devilish western capitalism.” Isis operates in the same way many countries do when it comes to gaining revenue. Which might explain why they actually have more money than some recognized nations. Further reading 9) They Are Slave Traders:   ISIS has reportedly taken over 300 women as slaves. The women are apparently taken from...