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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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    11/19/2014 - 9:50 pm | View Link
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    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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