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Loujain al-Hathloul

13 Feb 2021
As far as Saudi Arabia is concerned, Loujain al-Hathloul was a threat to national security. Some believe the new US administration under Joe Biden had a hand in her release.
12 Feb 2021
A Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Hathloul was arrested just before the ban on female driving was lifted. She had also protested against the male guardianship system, in which women have limited rights without male consent.
3 Jan 2021
A Saudi anti-terrorism court has jailed Loujain al-Hathloul for five years and eight months, local media have reported. Her brother slammed the process as a "sham trial."
9 Oct 2019
Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize after being put forward by group of Norwegian and Canadian politicians.

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