Saudi Women Free After 73 Days in Jail for Driving

Sally

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Now that the Saudi women are free regardless of the Saudi man saying women will be raped if they drive, I would suggest that these women hurry on to the more enlightened states like the UAF and Oman and leave Saudi Arabia behind where it appear the men's thinking are centuries behind the modern world. when it comes to women.


Saudi Women Free After 73 Days in Jail for Driving


FEB. 12, 2015


A self-portrait of Loujain al-Hathloul driving to the Saudi border with the United Arab Emirates in November before her arrest.

By ROBERT MACKEY


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Two Saudi women detained since early December for challenging the conservative kingdom’s ban on female drivers announced on Thursday that they had been released after 73 days.

Loujain al-Hathloul and Maysaa al-Amoudi, who both have valid driver’s licenses from the United Arab Emirates, posted messages on social networks after news of their release was reported by The Wall Street Journal.

Ms. Hathloul, who had documented her effort to drive into Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates on Facebook and YouTube in late November, confirmed late Thursday to her 232,000 Twitter followers that she was free.

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And you really don't expect an executive order prohibiting women from driving?

Is Hillary just being a good Muslim wife for refraining from driving? Or is it tough to get a license when you're having seizures?
 

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