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Saudi Arabia: Businesswoman Arrested

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Saudi Arabia, Women & Gender

THE arrest of a Saudi businesswomen by a religious policeman in Riyadh for having coffee with a male colleague who was not related to her, has brought up the eternal question of whether or not Saudi Arabia wants to join the rest of the world in modernity or remain frozen in time, writes Rasheed Abou-Alsamh [1] from Saudi Arabia.