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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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ASK NEWS:
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    ... the poor, Michael Jackson the king of ... this American documentary about Saudi ... that it is the only country on the planet where women ...
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    Secret Service agent to drive him around the city as a show of protest against the Saudi ban on women's ... cases in talks with King Abdullah bin
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  • Saudi activist sentenced to 15 years in jail for protests - Reuters India
    Saudi activist sentenced to 15 years in jail for protests: lawyer - Yahoo! News
    04/17/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • Saudi activist sentenced to 15 years in jail for protests: lawyer - Morning Call
    Thursday sentenced a Saudi blogger ... say are part of a new drive to curb ... demonstrations and organizing women ... spreading lies against ...
    04/17/2014 - 11:19 am | View Link
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  • Saudi women activists demand end to 'absolute' male control
    Saudi women activists have petitioned the country's consultative council to back a demand to curb the "absolute authority" of male guardians over women in the ultra-conservative Sunni Muslim kingdom, a signatory said. Saudi Arabia imposes a strict interpretation of Islamic law, forbidding women to work or travel without the authorisation of their male guardians. It is also the only country in ...
    03/2/2014 - 2:30 pm | View Link
  • Saudi women demand end of male control
    Activists say the laws restricting women in the kingdom are not based in religious teachings.
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  • Saudi women activists: End 'absolute authority' of men
    Saudi women activists have petitioned the country's consultative council to back a demand to curb the "absolute authority'' of male guardians over women in the ultra-conservative Sunni Muslim kingdom.Saudi Arabia imposes a strict...
    03/2/2014 - 12:48 pm | View Link
  • Saudi Women Demand End to 'Absolute Male Authority' [VIDEO]
    Saudi Arabian female activists have delivered a petition to the country's consultative council to demand an end to the "absolute authority" of male guardians over women in the Islamic kingdom. The petition, which was signed by 10 female activists, also calls for Saudi women to be able to drive. Saudi Arabia imposes a strict interpretation of Islamic Sharia law, which forbids women from working ...
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    Saudi women activists have petitioned the country's consultative council to back a demand to curb the "absolute authority" of male guardians over women in the ultra-conservative Sunni Muslim kingdom, a signatory said. Saudi Arabia imposes a strict interpretation of Islamic law, forbidding women to work or travel without the authorisation of...
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  • Saudi women renew push for the right to drive
    So far the White House has only announced plans for Obama to meet King Abdullah and U.S. Embassy ... Activists say allowing women to drive will have a domino effect for civil rights in Saudi Arabia, where a strict interpretation of Islam known as Wahhabism ...
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    When King Abdullah came to power in 2005, he said he believed that, "the day will come when women drive." That day might have arrived. Saudi Arabia issues warning to women drivers, protesters Saudi women launched the online "Women2Drive" campaign in 2011 ...
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  • Saudi women petition King for right to drive
    Riyadh: Six hundred women in Saudi Arabia have signed a petition asking the King to grant women the right to drive. Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that prohibits women from getting behind the wheel of a car. The petition will be presented to ...
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  • Women petition Saudi king for right to drive
    Riyadh: Hundreds of people have petitioned Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz to allow women to get behind the wheel on the first anniversary of the Women2Drive campaign launched in June 2011. The signatories, who numbered nearly 600 on Wednesday, are ...
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  • Saudi activist urges king to relax women's driving ban
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    06/13/2012 - 4:52 am | View Link
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  • Women's rights in Saudi Arabia
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    04/20/2014 - 9:21 pm | View Website
  • Saudi Women Plan Protest Against Driving Ban
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  • Saudi Women Protest Ban on Driving With Women2Drive ...
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    10/24/2013 - 7:58 pm | View Website
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