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Christian genocide and headless corpses: What life is like in Saudi Arabia (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES)

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'The Christians should be punished with death until there are none left.'

A new documentary set to air on ITV, March 22, covers life in Saudi Arabia, where women are treated as second-class citizens, people are beheaded in the streets and corpses are publicly displayed for days at a time.

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Women are treated worse than animals and people are killed in the streets (Nyooztrend).

Women are treated worse than animals and people are killed in the streets (Nyooztrend).

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) -  "Saudi Arabia Uncovered," produced by Hardcash Productions, was filmed by undercover over a period of six months.

The gruesome footage also includes exclusive interviews from senior American and British figures, personal stories, chaotic prisons, religious police brutality and the extremes between the wealthy and impoverished in Saudi Arabia.

The brutality is shown in at least two beheadings in the streets. One woman was filmed surrounded by four policemen who hold her down and sentence her to death for the murder of her stepdaughter.

As the woman screams, "I did not do it," a sword comes down hard against her throat and her head is separated from her body.

In another scene, a religious policeman beheads another woman in the street.

Woman beheaded in the street.

Woman beheaded in the street (LiveLeak).

Public executions are so common that a public square has been nicknamed Chop Chop Square. A close-up of a drain at Chop Chop Square reveals the bloodstained metal from the several executions that took place there.

The religious police walk the streets with whips, which they use against women in particular.

In Saudi Arabia, women are treated less than second-class citizens, as one clip reveals when a woman at a grocery store is randomly knocked to the ground and stepped over by a man.

One woman was pushed to the ground and stepped over.

One woman was pushed to the ground and stepped over (LiveLeak).

Though women are often mistreated for no reason other than their gender, men are also the target of brutality. Anyone who speaks against the Saudi regime is whipped or given a long prison sentence.

If anyone is accused of theft, they are amputated, stoned or executed. The documentary revealed the bodies of five alleged thieves, whose corpses were hung from cranes for the public to look upon for five days.

The country has also become notorious for their record-breaking number of executions so far this year. 

Five men were beheaded and dangled from a crane.

Five men were beheaded and dangled from a crane (LiveLeak).

According to Nyooztrend, hatred is spread in Saudi schools, with one of the undercover cameramen asking a 14-year-old what his school teaches him. The boy's response was: "The Christians should be punished with death until there are none left.

They should be beheaded. We learn that the Shia are blasphemers. They should be punished by death. We should fight them in the name of Islam."

The hate doesn't stop there.

In following a practice known as Wahhabism, a  militant regime similar to that of ISIS is promoted and enforced - despite Saudi Arabia denying any ties to Al Qaeda or the Islamic State.

Interestingly, the Saudi religious police are officially named the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice - the same title the Taliban in Afghanistan and ISIS in Syria and Iraq have for their enforcers.

To watch the documentary in full, tune in to ITV this Tuesday at 10:40p.m.

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