Female victims of corrupt laws in Saudi Arabia

Save Dua & Dalal

Twitter has suspended accounts claiming to belong to two Saudi Arabian sisters who fled the country to seek asylum, as well as the account of an activist who was posting on their behalf. The social network pulled two accounts purporting to belong to Doaa, 22, and Dalal al-Showaiki, 20, who say they ran away to  Read More

June 14, 2019 author

Saudi Arabian woman challenges male guardianship laws

  When she was a little girl, Samia* would practice medical procedures on watermelons. Back then, her dream was to become a successful surgeon and to marry a good man. “I started to dream of the [wedding] gown when I was 10 or 11 years old. I dreamed of forming a small family – having  Read More

February 12, 2018 author

Turkey: Saudi Sisters at Risk of Forced Return Could Face Criminal Charges, ‘Honor’ Violence Show More Services Print

  (Istanbul) – Two Saudi sisters in Turkish police custody are at risk of forced return to Saudi Arabia, where they could face serious harm from Saudi authorities or family members, Human Rights Watch said today. One of the sisters lost a challenge to her deportation in a Turkish court in December 2017 and is at  Read More

February 12, 2018 author

Saudi Arabia: Male Guardianship Boxes Women In Restricts Movement, Work, Health, Safety

(Beirut) – Saudi Arabia’s male guardianship system remains the most significant impediment to women’s rights in the country despite limited reforms over the last decade, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Adult women must obtain permission from a male guardian to travel abroad, marry, or be released from prison, and may be  Read More

February 12, 2018 author

Flying without a man: The mysterious case of Dina Ali

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionThe case of Dina Ali sparked a debate Saudi Arabia’s guardianship law, which requires women to get permission from a male relative for everyday activities A trip taken by a young Saudi woman – and her unwilling journey back to her home country – opened up a debate about Saudi laws which  Read More

January 26, 2018 author

اعتقال شقيقتين سعوديتين في تركيا

أوقفت الشرطة التركية أمس شقيقتين سعوديتين يزعم أنهما هربتا من السعودية، وذلك بعد أن تلقَّت السلطات التركية طلبا سعوديا رسميا بإعادتهما إلى بلادهما. Source: اعتقال شقيقتين سعوديتين في تركيا

November 3, 2017 author

The Full Story of Mariam Alotaibi

    Posted on May 14, 2017 Update: Mariam arrest was at 10:30 pm not am Translated by Wafa Al-Lawati “I didn’t ask for much. I’m only asking to be safe in my own home country?” Mariam Alotaibi, Saudi activist, and domestic violence survivor The day is Monday, 17th April 2017 It’s 10:30 pm Location: Nassiriya-  Read More

November 3, 2017 author

Why Saudi Women Are Literally Living ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

By MONA ELTAHAWYMAY 24, 2017   Saudi women during a visit by Melania Trump in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, this month. Credit Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters           CAIRO — Just over a week after Dina Ali Lasloom, a 24-year-old Saudi Arabian, was dragged onto a plane from Manila to Riyadh with her mouth taped shut and her  Read More

November 3, 2017 author

Saudi woman seeking asylum in Australia repatriated from PH

By: Jeannette I. Andrade – Reporter / @jiandradeINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 08:40 PM April 11, 2017 A Saudi Arabian woman who was reportedly seeking asylum in Australia but was off-loaded from her flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) was repatriated Monday night. On the request of officials from the Saudi Arabian Embassy  Read More

November 3, 2017 author

Fleeing Woman Returned to Saudi Arabia Against Her Will

Taken From Philippines in Transit; Faces Harm, Criminal Charges A photo of Dina Ali Lasloom’s boarding pass from Kuwait to the Philippines.  Twitter. April 14, 2017 1:00AM EDT (Manila) – A fleeing Saudi woman faces grave risks after being returned to Saudi Arabia against her will while in transit in the Philippines, Human Rights Watch  Read More

November 3, 2017 author

Where is Amnah

Amnah disappeared. Nobody knows where Amnah is

October 30, 2017 author