Monday, May 23, 2011

The "Rosa Parks of Saudi Arabia" Arrested for Driving

Manil Al Sharif is trying organize a mass drive on June 14th to protest Saudi ban on women driving.

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She’s being called the Rosa Parks of Saudi Arabi.

32-year-old mother and activist Manil al-Sharif was detained for -- driving a car -- by Saudi authorities

The kingdom is the only country in the world where women are discouraged from getting behind the wheel.

Manal al Sharif is part of an online campaign group determined to get women in the driving seat more.

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