Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Driving and voting while female in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi woman to be lashed for defying driving ban

"A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a woman to 10 lashes for breaking the country's ban on female drivers.
"The sentence comes two days after the Saudi leader King Abdullah announced women would be allowed to vote for the first time in 2015."

Update: Saudi king revokes woman's lashing sentence
""Thank God, the lashing of Sheima is cancelled. Thanks to our beloved King," said Princess Amira al-Taweel, wife of Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, on her twitter account."

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