Saudi Arabian women demanding right to drive are threatened with beatings, arrested

Saudi men have launched a campaign to beat women who drive their cars on June 17: the “The Iqal Campaign: June 17 for preventing women from driving” Facebook page has attracted more than 6,000 supporters and advocates that men hit women with the cord (Iqal) used to hold on a traditional headress.

via:[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/saudi-women-demanding-right-to-drive-are-threatened-with-beatings-arrested/2011/05/26/AGuDBzBH_blog.html]

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