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1

where is this adopted?

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

2

why did saudi not sign the UDHR?

because it went against sharia law

3

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

4

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