Monday, August 22, 2011

Women Forbidden to Drive in Saudi Arabia... BUT...

Manal al-Sharif says ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

Manal Al-Sharif

Manal Al-Sharif is a women's rights activist from Saudi Arabia. This year (2011) she filmed herself driving a car as part of a campaign to overturn a ban forbidding women to drive in Saudi Arabia. Manal Al-Sharif was detained and released on May 21 and rearrested the following day. She was released on bail on May 30 on bail, on the conditions fo retruning for questioning if requested, not driving and not talking to the media.

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world in which it is forbidden for women to drive cars.

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