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Let women drive, Saudi king urged

A leading women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia writes an open letter to King Abdullah, urging him to lift a ban on women drivers

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    ... by women activists to petition King ... “Public attitudes are changing and the women drive campaign is openly talked about in Saudi Arabia ...
    12/17/2014 - 6:19 am | View Link
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  • Saudi open to debating the ban on women drivers, says Shoura Council leader
    Last month, the Shoura Council denied reports claiming it has approved recommendations that women should be allowed to drive. Speaking to Arabic daily Al-Madina, Dr Muhammad Al-Muhana said the Shoura Council, the advisory body to Saudi Arabia’s King ...
    12/17/2014 - 11:18 pm | View Link
  • Saudi women may be allowed to drive
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    12/16/2014 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • Saudi Arabia extends detention of women arrested for driving, relative says
    Last month, the Saudi king's advisory council recommended that the government lift its ban on female drivers. Under the recommendations, only women over 30 would be allowed to drive, and they would still need permission from a male relative. Women would ...
    12/8/2014 - 1:05 am | View Link
  • King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia considering lifting the ban on women driving (but only if they’re over 30)
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  • Saudi media denies report that women could be allowed to drive
    The AP, citing an unnamed source, reported the council has told King Abdullah that it should lift the ban on women drivers, but only with strict conditions. Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where woman are not allowed to drive. The AP reported ...
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  • Give Saudi Women the Right to Drive | Human Rights Watch
    This weekend, Saudi women will once again defy their nation's long-standing driving ban and get behind the wheel, facing harassment, intimidation and arrest.
    12/15/2014 - 6:51 pm | View Website
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