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Before delving directly into specific human rights abuses that Saudi Arabia is guilty of, it must be understood that Sharia law defines how the nation’s judiciary operates. Ultimately, appreciating and understanding the nuances of Sharia law would require a dissertation length response. However, for purposes of this brief analysis, it can and should be understood that Sharia law most necessarily refers to the law that is lain out in the Koran, Islam’s most holy book. Moreover, because the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia does not have a Constitution, the rights and privileges to which the accused is beholden are necessarily solely defined within the Koran.&nbsp. Further, within such an understanding of the fundamental and formative role in which Islam lies in applying justice within the Saudi judiciary, the reader should also understand that the traditional representation and trial by jury is not an aspect of Saudi law. Instead, judges are appointed to handle every case that comes before them. In such a way, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia represents a complete antithesis to the traditional Western interpretation of how justice is meted out.