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where is this adopted?

in many middle eastern countries - is a form of islamic societal law


why did saudi not sign the UDHR?

because it went against sharia law


why do western countries not like it?

because it is the complete opposite of western values - less freedom of speech and less rights for women


what area of development does it mostly affect?

social - saudi has one of biggest economies in middle east and has sharia law so it is mainly social development which is affected