Saudi Women Defy Ban Prohibiting Them From Driving

June 20, 2011 – In  Saudi Arabia, women are not allowed to drive, so last Friday, women decided to get behind the wheel.

Last Friday’s action was the first since November 1990, when a group of 47 Saudi women stunned men by driving around Riyadh in 15 cars before being arrested.

The driving campaign follows the 10-day detention last month of 32-year-old Manal al-Sherif, after she posted video of herself driving.

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