The Arrests of Saudi Women’s Driving Activists Underlines the Limits of Reforms

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Publication Date 22/05/2018
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The arrest of Saudis in May 2018 who campaigned for women’s right to drive in Saudi Arabia was a reminder of the autocratic nature of the kingdom’s political leadership, even as it embarked on a process of social and economic liberalisation.

Source Link https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/arrests-saudi-women-driving-activists-underlines-limits-reforms
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Deutsche Welle, 25.05.18: Saudi Arabia releases four women's rights activists after crackdown http://p.dw.com/p/2yIOH
The Conversation, 03.07.17 (et al): Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince embraces a risky interventionism http://www.europeansources.info/record/saudi-arabias-new-crown-prince-embraces-a-risky-interventionism/
BBC News, 23.05.18: Saudi Arabia widens crackdown on women's rights activists http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-44223285
The Guardian, 25.05.18: Saudi Arabia arrests key activist in human rights crackdown https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/25/saudi-arabia-arrests-human-rights-campaigner-mohammed-al-bajadi-women-right-drive

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