Friday, July 11, 2008

Saudi woman arrested for driving

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Fri, 11 Jul 2008
The kingdom is the only country that prohibits women from driving.

Saudi Arabian police have arrested a woman in her 20s while driving her family's car in Jeddah, in the west of the conservative monarchy. The source said that police took the woman to the police station where she was released after her parents posted bail. Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where women are not allowed to drive. But some activists are now publicly campaigning for changing the law. (Source)
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