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Women’s rights activists Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sadah were arrested last week, according to Human Rights Watch. Both women have campaigned to lift the Saudi driving ban and encourage the participation of women in politics.“The arrests of Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sadah signal that the Saudi authorities see any peaceful dissent, whether past or present, as a threat to their autocratic rule,” Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director for Human Rights Watch. “After the recent arbitrary arrests of businesspeople, women’s rights activists, and reformist clerics, Saudi Arabia’s allies and partners should question what ‘reform’ really means in a country where the rule of law is disdainfully ignored.”
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