Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Saudi Woman Arrested After Campaigning for Right to Drive

May 21, 2011 on Al-Jazeera English:
And a Saudi woman is held after mounting an internet campaign to get more females driving

A woman has been detained in Saudi Arabia for defying the ban on driving.

The kingdom is the only country in the world where women are discouraged from getting behind the wheel.

Manal al Sharif is part of an online campaign group determined to get women in the driving seat more.

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