Are modern Arab countries like UAE still this backward?

A woman from Australia was working for a hotel chain in UAE and was raped by 3 men after her drink was spiked and was later arrested for sex outside of marriage...

http://www.2gb.com/article/uae-rape
Update: Kevin: Can you read? It isn't the rape that is the point but the fact that if you are unmarried and are raped in UAE then you are arrested and spend 8 months in jail (as is what happened to this woman). You only escape persecution if the rapist confesses or 4 "muslim" men witnessed the rape and... show more Kevin: Can you read? It isn't the rape that is the point but the fact that if you are unmarried and are raped in UAE then you are arrested and spend 8 months in jail (as is what happened to this woman). You only escape persecution if the rapist confesses or 4 "muslim" men witnessed the rape and confirm that it wasn't consensual. This seems normal to you? Try listening to the radio broadcast.
Update 2: Kevin: I don't know about christians as I am not one. Are you saying muslims don't rape people?
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