A. Saudi Arabia: woman driver, arrested

A. Saudi Arabia: woman driver, arrested

Riyadh : Saudi Arabia | Aug 25, 2011 at 1:58 PM PDT
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Saudi Arabia and Western Hypocrisy

A woman in Saudi Arabia has defied the ban on driving for women, and 'was arrested in Jeddah. Najila Hariri - said his daughter - and 'was stopped while driving his car was going to take her daughter back home. My mother and'''was taken to the police,''he said. Najila Hariri and 'a militant for the rights of women and since June 17 last year and' entered into force on the ban has led more 'times without ever being arrested.

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A. Saudi Arabia: woman driver, arrested
Najila Hariri has violated the prohibition of driving
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