Two Saudi diplomats thrown out of UK over alleged drink-driving

Two Saudi diplomats thrown out of UK over alleged drink-driving

25.2.2020

Two Saudi diplomats thrown out of UK over alleged drink-driving

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab reveals the pair's expulsion as he deals with the controversial Harry Dunn case.

Around 23,000 people are entitled to diplomatic immunity in the UK under the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. Mr Raab is currently involved with the controversial case over Harry Dunn , the teenager killed when his motorcycle was hit by a car outside RAF Croughton on 27 August. The suspected driver Anne Sacoolas, the 42-year-old wife of a US intelligence official working at the base, claimed diplomatic immunity following the crash and was able to return to America. An extradition request for Mrs Sacoolas was rejected by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo last month. In his written statement about the two Saudi diplomats, Mr Raab said:"The Foregin Office does not tolerate foreign diplomats or dependants breaking the law. "We take all allegations of illegal activity seriously. "When the police or other law enforcement agency bring instances of alleged criminal conduct to our attention, we ask the relevant foreign government or international organisation to waive immunity where appropriate. "For the most serious offences, and when a relevant waiver has not been granted, we request the immediate withdrawal of the diplomat or dependant." Corbyn presses Johnson over Sacoolas extradition In 2017, a foreign diplomat was thrown out of the UK amid allegations of two rapes and an attempted rape . The individual, who also faced an allegation of malicious communication, was unable to be prosecuted because they held diplomatic immunity. Mr Raab also revealed on Tuesday that foreign diplomats in London now owe more than £116m in congestion charge debt. The North American diplomatic mission to the UK owed the most, with unpaid congestion charge debts of £12,446,845. The Japanese diplomatic mission had the second largest debt, owing £8,510,650 after incurring 69,690 fines. Nigeria was third with debts of £7,063,965 from 58,102 fines. The long-running dispute over the congestion charge has seen the US embassy, and many others, argue the fee is a tax and so covered by diplomatic immunity. Read more: Sky News

GrahamMani Drink that’s interesting thinking it wasn’t lemonade Well at least they didn't run any poor sod over in the process🤔 Shariah Saudi hmmmmm and what religion are the 2 diplomats and how does their religion view alcohol consumption? The Saudi men drive over to Bahrain for their weekend fix of women and booze..... Come back drunk......it’s well known among expats.

So they’ll go home and get stoned

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Saudi officials call for the arrest of a female rapperThe 'insulting' music video - which was uploaded to YouTube by rapper Asayel Slay (pictured) - calls the women from the holy city 'powerful and beautiful' and goes on to describe them as 'sugar candy'. Is anyone shocked ? it's saudi arabia after all. 😂😂 All men... outraged that a woman has something to say..wtf is wrong with that place. It’s just another backward arsed country living in the stone age.

Saudi officials call for the arrest of a female rapperThe 'insulting' music video - which was uploaded to YouTube by rapper Asayel Slay (pictured) - calls the women from the holy city 'powerful and beautiful' and goes on to describe them as 'sugar candy'. They just arrested her because shes female and black. Saudi Arabians are saying shes not Saudi Arabian just because shes black and should go back to mama Africa etc. someone has to say it hahaha OOPSS. These holy guys are simply mad. They invite models and other artists into this holy country, and yet, they arrest a praise singer. Anyway.

Saudi officials call for the arrest of a female rapperThe 'insulting' music video - which was uploaded to YouTube by rapper Asayel Slay (pictured) - calls the women from the holy city 'powerful and beautiful' and goes on to describe them as 'sugar candy'. You guys make me laugh every time you post something about Saudi Arabia. you need to look for a reliable sources for your news. You info are False to some extent. yaa because she a black that's wy 🤦🏻‍♂️ Too be honest all rappers should be arrested for abuse of music!

Saudi officials call for the arrest of a female rapperThe 'insulting' music video - which was uploaded to YouTube by rapper Asayel Slay (pictured) - calls the women from the holy city 'powerful and beautiful' and goes on to describe them as 'sugar candy'. Oh dear Wow, who cares? Also, what's a female rapper? Do they work at the mall? Or is that female wrapper? I dunno. The sun is going down and the mail will be next. boycottthedailymail BoycottTheSun

Saudi Arabian rapper faces arrest over song about ‘powerful and beautiful women’Expert says reaction shines a light on kingdom’s ‘contradictory approach towards freedom of expression’ Don’t give Cummings ideas. 🎨✌🎼 But the Saudis are ok because the West does not label them as 'muslim' And they spend massive amounts in weapons.



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