Jailed for Driving

Walid al-Hathloul
Middle East and North Africa

Women’s rights activists in Saudi Arabia are in prison just for advocating to lift the ban on women drivers in their country. At the 2019 Oslo Freedom Forum, Walid al-Hathlou told the story of how he and his siblings Alia and Lina are fighting to free their sister Louijain and inspire Saudi women to keep defending their basic rights.

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