Opinion | Saudi Arabia is responsible for the slow death of the kingdom's Nelson Mandela

Source: Washington Post - View Original Article
Published: Apr 29, 2020
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90% Liberal


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Sentiments

95% "ACPRA was a political venture that aimed to do what the Saudi state failed to achieve for a long time: representation, diversity, democracy and ..."
90% "In 2011, an unprecedented number of Saudi citizens signed the landmark petition Toward a State of Rights and Institutions, which called for democratic values ..."
85% "In 2009, despite having been detained six times at that point, al-Hamid, along with others, established the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA), ..."
81% "What made al-Hamid so effective was that he established a discourse from within Saudi Arabia that did not alienate the political traditions or dismiss ..."
70% "Unlike many of the political conversations unfolding in Saudi Arabia, ACPRA transcended ideological, political and sectarian differences and achieved wide popularity among different sectors ..."
67% "Al-Hamid also reinterpreted the Islamic contract, known as al-bay'a, to emphasize the need for bilateral consent for any contract to be considered valid.""
58% "In his many books, he reinterpreted the traditional basis for today's Islamic political theory and upended the ideological basis used by Saudi Arabia's hard-line ..."
56% "The petition, like ACPRA, had a strong potential to change the course of political reform within the kingdom.""
-53% "Al-Hamid was particularly influential and disruptive to the fabric of the corruption within the Saudi monarchy.""
-60% "In many ways, it was the beginning of Saudi Arabia's Arab Spring.""

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

95% : ACPRA was a political venture that aimed to do what the Saudi state failed to achieve for a long time: representation, diversity, democracy and freedom.
90% : In 2011, an unprecedented number of Saudi citizens signed the landmark petition "Toward a State of Rights and Institutions," which called for democratic values and an expansion of rights and freedoms.
85% : In 2009, despite having been detained six times at that point, al-Hamid, along with others, established the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA), the leading civil society institution in the kingdom.
81% : What made al-Hamid so effective was that he established a discourse from within Saudi Arabia that did not alienate the political traditions or dismiss the local context but rather reinterpreted them in a way that involved the public in decision-making, paving the way for democracy and basic freedoms and liberties.
70% : Unlike many of the political conversations unfolding in Saudi Arabia, ACPRA transcended ideological, political and sectarian differences and achieved wide popularity among different sectors of society.
67% : Al-Hamid also reinterpreted the Islamic contract, known as al-bay'a, to emphasize the need for bilateral consent for any contract to be considered valid.
58% : In his many books, he reinterpreted the traditional basis for today's Islamic political theory and upended the ideological basis used by Saudi Arabia's hard-line state-sponsored clerics to justify absolute authority and authoritarian regimes.
56% : The petition, like ACPRA, had a strong potential to change the course of political reform within the kingdom.
47% : Al-Hamid was particularly influential and disruptive to the fabric of the corruption within the Saudi monarchy.
40% : In many ways, it was the beginning of Saudi Arabia's Arab Spring.
25% : Under this interpretation, the people's consent would be a necessary element for any political process to be considered valid.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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