Saudi Activist Who Campaigned For Women's Right To Drive Jailed For Nearly 6 Years
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Saudi Activist Who Campaigned For Women's Right To Drive Jailed For Nearly 6 Years

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December 29, 2020

A Saudi court on Monday sentenced prominent women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to nearly six years in prison, her family said, after her conviction in a trial that has drawn international condemnation.


New Delhi, 29 December 2020

As per news report of NDTV, the verdict and sentence pose a challenge to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's relationship with US President-elect Joe Biden, who has criticised Riyadh's human rights record. Hathloul, 31, who has been held since 2018 following her arrest along with several other women's rights activists, will appeal the sentence, her sister said.

Source -NDTV

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