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Anas Soliman · October, 2013

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Latest posts by Anas Soliman from October, 2013

27 October 2013

Massive Saudi Police Presence on the Day for Women Driving

Traffic police stopped Saudi women from defying a ban on driving. This action spells out the Kingdom's official position on driving, long blamed on a traditional society.

23 October 2013

Saudi Women Gear Up To Defy Driving Ban

Saudi women are planning to defy a ban on driving on October 26. Many have already started driving, filming themselves doing so and sharing the footage online.

22 October 2013

Saudi Prisoners’ Children Put Into Solitary Confinement

Relatives of prisoners, including children, who were denied from meeting their loved ones during Eid Al Adha, are now being detained in Saudi Arabia, after staging an "illegal" protest.

19 October 2013

Saudi Prisoners’ Visits Cancelled, Family Members Arrested

Relatives of Saudi prisoners were not only denied visits during the Eid Al Adha holidays, but were also arrested when they staged a sit-in to see their loved ones.

13 October 2013

Saudis Celebrate Four Years of ACPRA, Their Defiant Human Rights Organization

The Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA) marks its fourth anniversary today. Saudi netizens celebrate its achievements.

8 October 2013

Saudi Authorities Block Women Driving Websites

Saudi Arabia not only prohibits women from driving, it also blocks websites which call for them to drive.

1 October 2013

The 16-year-old Saudi who is Fighting in Syria

On Twitter, Saudi Reema al-Jourish celebrates her son Moath al-Hamili, 16, joining the Jihadists in Syria. Netizens react.

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