January 8, 2019

Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff – BBC News

The image above is a stock image. An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend […]
May 25, 2018

Episode 60: Ayaan Hirsi Ali – The Jamie Weinstein Show

This podcast interview of Ayaan Hirsi Ali is hosted by Jamie Weinstein with the National Review. She speaks about […]
April 9, 2018

Will Saudi Arabia Free Its Women? – The Wall Street Journal Full-Text

Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, is in the United Kingdom this week to meet two female […]
December 4, 2017

The Plot Behind Saudi Arabia’s Fight With Qatar – The New York Times

By Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Originally Published in The New York Times December 4, 2017. In June, Saudi Arabia […]
June 5, 2017

The Deadly Belief in Women’s Shame – An Op-Ed by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, The Sunday Times

Originally published by The Sunday Times: 4 June 2017 Nothing that comes from Isis surprises me, even though […]
March 24, 2015

Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

From Ayaan’s Desktop   I have dedicated my life to speaking out when my conscience guides me to […]
May 20, 2013

Girls in Saudi Arabia are to be allowed to take part in school sports for the first time in the latest sign that the Islamic kingdom is inching forward in the domain of women’s rights.

Girls in Saudi Arabia are to be allowed to take part in school sports for the first time […]
January 8, 2013

The recent attempted marriage of a 70-year-old Saudi man to a 15-year-old girl has sparked condemnation from human rights and social media activists in the kingdom.

The recent attempted marriage of a 70-year-old Saudi man to a 15-year-old girl has sparked condemnation from human […]
October 9, 2012

Ikea has apologised for airbrushing women out of the Saudi version of its furniture magazine – which was previously identical across the world.

Ikea has apologised for airbrushing women out of the Saudi version of its furniture magazine – which was […]
June 4, 2012

Saudi woman defies Saudi religious police over nail polish

A Saudi woman has defied Saudi religious police over the issue of wearing nail polish. Via:[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpUUOYRLW3k&feature=player_embedded]
April 4, 2012

Countering Saudi Mufti’s call to destroy all Churches, group of liberal Austrian Muslims push for constructing a Church in Saudi Arabia

In Austria, a group of liberal Muslims are seeking to counter a recent call by the Saudi grand […]
October 18, 2011

Ida Lichter writes that archaic Saudi laws are impeding true progress

Ida Lichter writes that archaic Saudi laws are impeding true progress. Via:[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ida-lichter-md/saudi-women-rights_b_1006830.html]
September 28, 2011

Georgia school portrays Saudi Sharia law with empathy, changes curriculum after parents object

A Georgia school has adjusted its curriculum on the Middle East after it portrayed an unwarranted positive view […]
July 1, 2011

Saudi women, allies accelerate driving campaign

Five Saudi women who defied religious traditions by driving this week were detained by police in Jeddah on […]
May 26, 2011

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 […]
May 23, 2011

Female Saudi doctor appeals to top court for right to choose a husband

A Female Saudi doctor is appealing to top court for the right to choose a husband: Samia fled […]
May 21, 2011

Saudi woman who defied driving ban and posted a video of herself driving is detained

Authorities detained a Saudi woman on Saturday after she launched a campaign against the driving ban for women […]
April 6, 2011

Saudi teacher probed over alleged anti-Islam comments

A Saudi university is investigating a female professor after receiving complaints from students that she made anti-Islam comments […]
March 29, 2011

Saudi Arabia ‘not ready for women voters’

The head of Saudi Arabia’s electoral committee charged with preparing for next month’s municipal polls said the kingdom […]
March 8, 2011

Women in polygamous marriages suffering psychological torture

Although Islam permits men taking more than one wife, the issue of polygamy remains a controversial one with […]
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