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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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  • Saudi Women Right-to-Drive Activists Deploy Twitter, Face Terrorism Court
    The new ruler, King Salman, 79, is the first Saudi King to have ... drove alone to the Saudi border from neighboring United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since women in Saudi Arabia are unable to drive in the country, the men working at the border confiscated ...
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  • Queen Elizabeth II Taught Saudi King A Lesson On Women Driving And Power
    Queen Elizabeth continued in her role while the crown prince made a name for himself as reformer King. But one thing that hasn’t been reformed is the rule about women and driving because they are still not allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia. The Queen is ...
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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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  • Saudi royal council recommends women over 30 be allowed to drive during day, with no makeup
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  • Saudi Arabia: Advisers Urge King to Let Women Drive
    The Saudi king’s advisory council has recommended that the government lift its ban on female drivers — but only for women over 30, who must be off the road by 8 p.m., cannot wear makeup behind the wheel and require a male relative’s permission, a ...
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    Saudi Arabia is unique in being the only country in the world where women are forbidden to drive motor vehicles. The women to drive movement is a campaign by Saudi ...
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    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.
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