18.06.2011 16.Siwan, 5771 Schlach Lechah
No arrests were supported after women across the country reportedly violated religious restrictions on driving, intended to limit their ability to fraternize with men.
A Saudi woman defiantly drove through the nation's capital while others brazenly cruised by police patrols in the first forays of a campaign that hopes to ignite a road rebellion against the male-only driving rules in the ultraconservative kingdom.
It was a rare grass-roots challenge to the Western-backed Saudi monarchy as it tries to ride out the Arab world's wave of change, and a lesson in how the uprisings are taking root in different ways. In this case, on Friday the driver's seat was turned into a powerful platform for women's rights in a country where wives and daughters have almost no political voice….