Three Saudi women’s rights activists have been temporarily released after 10 months in prison, sources familiar with case told Associated Press on Thursday.
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A court hearing in Saudi Arabia for women activists is drawing some international criticism for perceived flaws in the kingdom’s human rights record.
Women’s rights activists in Saudi Arabia appeared in a closed-door court hearing Wednesday on unknown charges after being detained in a crackdown last year.
Al-Hathloul was initially held in incommunicado and has been denied access to all legal support. She has also reportedly been subjected to severe torture.
Cameroon is celebrating women’s rights activist Aissa Doumara Ngatansou after she won France’s inaugural Simone Veil Prize for promoting women’s rights.
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