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December 16th, 2008
From Jihad to Rehab
Slideshow: Art Therapy

At Saudi Arabia’s experimental rehabilitation center for former jihadists, art therapy is used to teach participants to express themselves non-violently. The prevalent interpretation of Islamic law forbids the depiction of people or animals, so most of the drawings are graphic, and some incorporate verses from the Koran and other text. Click on the images below to see some of the drawings.

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