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Saudis arrest another women’s right activist

The arrest of Hatoon al-Fassi is part of Riyadh’s crackdown on activists in the kingdom.

  • AlJazeera

Saudi Arabia has arrested Hatoon al-Fassi, a Saudi women’s rights activist and writer, as part of its crackdown on activists in the kingdom, a human rights group said.

Hutu 1aALQST, a UK-based rights group focusing on Saudi Arabia, confirmed to Al Jazeera on Wednesday al-Fassi’s arrest.

Considered a leading figure in women’s rights in the region, and the kingdom, in particular, al-Fassi has long been fighting for the…

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