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Press Release
September 27, 2011

A flogging sentence against a Saudi Arabian woman who defied the ban on driving by women demonstrates the cruel scale of gender discrimination in the Kingdom, Amnesty International said today.

News
September 27, 2011
A Saudi Arabian woman has been sentenced to flogging merely for driving a car, highlighting the country's ongoing repression against women.
Press Release
September 26, 2011

Granting women in Saudi Arabia the right to vote is a welcome step, Amnesty International said today, but authorities must take the much larger step toward dismantling the entire system in place...

News
September 26, 2011
A group of Bahraini women and girls have been subjected to beatings and other ill-treatment after their arrest at a Manama mall amid protests on Friday.

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