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death threats for sydney activist behind saudi women's driving breakthrough




manal al-sharif had planned to return to her native saudi arabia and drive from one side of the middle eastern country to the other in june when a ban on women driving is due to be lifted.  read moreas a key figure in the campaign to allow women to drive, the feminist activist thought the journey ...



sydney activist behind saudi women's driving breakthrough threatened




manal al-sharif had planned to return to her native saudi arabia and drive from one side of the middle eastern country to the other in june when a ban on women driving is due to be lifted.  read moreas a key figure in the campaign to allow women to drive, the feminist activist thought the journey ...



presstv-saudis treat women as slaves: activist




a female activist jailed for driving in saudi arabia says women are “treated as slaves” in the kingdom.“i come from a very private society where we live in closed windows, high walls and women are covered up. it's very difficult for girls and women in saudi arabia to do anything without the pe...



presstv-saudi arabia will let women drive




riyadh has removed the driving ban on women as part of its recent reforms to undo the damage the ultraconservative kingdom has suffered for decades of human rights violations both inside and outside of saudi arabia."the royal decree will implement the provisions of traffic regulations, including the...



saudi arabia driving laws: women drive if economy booms




i recently watched wonder woman, and the overall theme of the movie hit home. one quote particularly resonated and reminded me of the battle saudi women face for our rights…the battle will never be fair.we cannot approach it as if it is. saudi society will transform: not because of government mand...



presstv-saudis issue first driving license to women




saudi arabia has started issuing driving licenses to women weeks ahead of kingdom official lifting a ban on women drivers.on monday, the kingdom's general traffic directorate starting replacing internationally driving licenses held by women with saudi ones throughout the country.  according to th...



ten things you need to know today: thursday 28 sep 2017




women in saudi arabia will be allowed to drive for the first time in the country’s history, thanks to a decree issued by king salman.although women were not technically banned from driving under saudi law, local authorities consistently refused to issue women with a driving licence, resulting in a...



presstv-amnesty slams riyadh for nabbing activist




amnesty international has lambasted saudi arabia for detaining a women's rights activist for the second time, calling on the kingdom to "immediately and unconditionally" release her.according to a report by the uk-based rights group on monday, loujain al-hathloul, 27, was arrested by authorities at...



presstv-saudi women in saudi arabia: living in a lie




today almost everyone heard of saudi arabia is aware that saudi women are barred from driving a car. but the dire situation of human rights particularly women’s right inside the saudi kingdom is much worse yet unreported.anti-women attitudes inside saudi arabia is not restricted to ordinary citize...



presstv-saudi sweep of women activists widens: groups




human rights groups say saudi arabia has escalated its crackdown on women’s rights activists, bringing the number of arrested to at least 11 and labeling them “traitors”.human rights watch and amnesty international said the sweep has widened in recent days with the number of those arrested ...



presstv-saudi cabbies to suffer as women get mobile




concerns are rising in saudi arabia that a recent decision by the kingdom to allow women to drive would affect the livelihood of thousands of taxi drivers. a research conducted by the us-based frost & sullivan business consulting firm showed that over 100,000 taxi drivers could suffer once the deci...



presstv-saudi arabia arrests more women’s rights activists




saudi arabia has arrested three more women’s rights activists as the regime intensifies its crackdown weeks before it lifts a driving ban against women.amnesty international and human rights watch said tuesday that the total number of detainees now stands at 10 with the latest arrests.however, the...



why i refuse to scoff at saudi arabia's move to allow women to drive




when king salman of saudi arabia, where i was born and grew up, proclaimed last week that saudi women will finally be allowed to drive in june, the first reaction i saw from my saudi friends on social media mirrored my own: could it really be true?there's an old joke about someone asking god when wo...



garbage man charged over grandmother's death in sydney's north




a garbage truck driver has been charged with dangerous driving after a grandmother was crushed to death while pushing her grandson in a pram on sydney's northern beaches.the 58-year-old woman was on moorilla street in dee why when she was hit by the truck before midday on thursday.police said the wo...



once women take the wheel, saudi arabia will never be the same




saudi arabia is finally freeing itself from the grip of decades of religious fundamentalism. the key to this change? car keys. on september 26, the saudi government formally announced that it would lifted the ban on women driving. saudi writers have compared the struggle that led to this day to the ...



'a dream come true': first saudi women receive driving licences




ten saudi women swapped their foreign licences for saudi ones in multiple cities, including the capital riyadh, as the kingdom prepares to end its ban on june 24.read morethe move, which follows a government crackdown on women activists, is part of a much-publicised liberalisation drive launched by ...



presstv-saudi arabia detains women ahead of lifting driving ban




saudi authorities have arrested seven prominent female activists who campaigned for women’s right to drive, just weeks before the ultraconservative kingdom is to lift its decades-long ban on women driving.the revelation was made by human rights watch (hrw) on saturday, with reports indicating tha...



first saudi women receive drivers licenses




ten saudi women swapped their foreign licences for saudi ones in multiple cities, including the capital riyadh, as the kingdom prepares to end its ban on june 24.read morethe move, which follows a government crackdown on women activists, is part of a much-publicised liberalisation drive launched by ...



'a dream come true': first saudi women receive drivers licences




ten saudi women swapped their foreign licences for saudi ones in multiple cities, including the capital riyadh, as the kingdom prepares to end its ban on june 24.read morethe move, which follows a government crackdown on women activists, is part of a much-publicised liberalisation drive launched by ...



presstv-saudi detains female activist in shia qatif




saudi regime forces have arrested a female shia activist in the kingdom’s oil-rich eastern province as the riyadh regime presses ahead with its brutal clampdown against pro-democracy campaigners and political dissidents.human rights activist and lawyer taha al-hajji, in a post published on her tw...



presstv-saudi women can now join armed forces




saudi arabia has begun to permit women to join its armed forces as part of the kingdom's vision 2030 social program.according to a statement released by the country's general security division on sunday, women can now apply for enrollment with the rank of soldier.in order to be accepted the female ...



a ride with a woman who dared to drive in saudi arabia




back in 2011, i went to saudi arabia on assignment. while i was there, buzz was building about one of the more peculiar revolts to have been inspired by the arab uprisings earlier that year: women in the country were taking to the streets to fight for their right to drive. though in this case, they ...



saudis detain women's advocates ahead of driving ban lift: hrw




saudi authorities have arrested seven prominent women's rights advocates, just weeks before the kingdom's longstanding driving ban on women is set to be lifted, human rights watch said saturday.while the reasons behind the arrests are not clear, activists told hrw that in september 2017, "the royal ...



presstv-women in saudi arabia: living in a lie




women in saudi arabia this episode of the program discusses the lives of women in saudi arabia following king salman's order on granting women the right to drive.



presstv-melania hails saudi ‘empowerment of women’




us president donald trump’s wife, melania, has praised saudi arabia’s “empowerment of women,” glossing over the kingdom’s notoriously unfair treatment of them.melania, who accompanies trump on his maiden foreign trip to saudi arabia, made the remarks while visiting an all-female general el...