Saudi women begin challenge to driving ban

Jun 17, 2011 Full story: The Boston Globe 28

A campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving opened Friday with reports of some female motorists getting behind the wheel amid calls for sustained challenges to the restrictions in the ultraconservative kingdom.

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Habibi Matrimonials

Milpitas, CA

#21 Jun 25, 2011
Zapper wrote:
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You're just a typically abused, brainwashed muslim woman. It is so sad because you DON'T even REALISE that you are abused and controlled. It is so entrenched within you that you are subconsciously afraid to be anything other than supportive of your own abuse.
You are sad.
No, I am a business owner, a Web Master, a Mother and wife who drives 80% of the time and I have been literally stuck where I was hours away from home and alone and I did not enjoy the need to have to rent a U-Haul truck with trailer to tow the car back to my home basically alone, so I can see after such experiences where it protects women and if I could have been protected in the same way I would surely love it.

“Alea iacta est!”

Since: Oct 06

Oh it's ON!

#22 Jun 25, 2011
Habibi Matrimonials wrote:
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No, I am a business owner, a Web Master, a Mother and wife who drives 80% of the time and I have been literally stuck where I was hours away from home and alone and I did not enjoy the need to have to rent a U-Haul truck with trailer to tow the car back to my home basically alone, so I can see after such experiences where it protects women and if I could have been protected in the same way I would surely love it.
So you have issues with being able to take care of yourself..fine,,,

The point is women should have the choice to drive or not.

All you can do is bellyache while women are standing up for their rights. You're not much of a woman.
Habibi Matrimonials

Milpitas, CA

#23 Jun 25, 2011
deanoff wrote:
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That may all be true,but it doesn't detract from the fact that you are not afforded the choice.
The question you should be asking is,why?
Do you think it may have something to do with the mindset of the followers of a religion that see half the population as no more worthy to the right to drive a car than a camel or a sheep?
Muslim women are afforded the right to drive, but in Saudi Arabia this is their law. Nothing more nothing less.
deanoff

Orpington, UK

#24 Jun 26, 2011
Habibi Matrimonials wrote:
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Muslim women are afforded the right to drive, but in Saudi Arabia this is their law. Nothing more nothing less.
Then it's a law made by stupid people.
Ansar sharia

Brea, CA

#25 Jun 26, 2011
Habibi Matrimonials wrote:
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Muslim women are afforded the right to drive, but in Saudi Arabia this is their law. Nothing more nothing less.
Come to Somalia. Our women are veiled. Public stoning of women who sex with men. Taliban would shoot them. Lazy Taliban. No woman can drive ever. UnIslamic. Honor killings today under sharia in Waziristan.
Women have the right to Obey Allah or they punished..... Allah Speaks
Ansar sharia

Brea, CA

#26 Jun 26, 2011
Habibi Matrimonials wrote:
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No, I am a business owner, a Web Master, a Mother and wife who drives 80% of the time and I have been literally stuck where I was hours away from home and alone and I did not enjoy the need to have to rent a U-Haul truck with trailer to tow the car back to my home basically alone, so I can see after such experiences where it protects women and if I could have been protected in the same way I would surely love it.
Come live Somalia .. Al shabbab drive you. Or Taliban in Afghan. No Christians still alive. All killed like Somalia. No evil influence . True Islam. Soon Yemmen. No woman drive car. Woman wear explosion vest for al Shabab. No drive.
passerby

London, Canada

#27 Jun 26, 2011
Habibi Matrimonials wrote:
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Muslim women are afforded the right to drive, but in Saudi Arabia this is their law. Nothing more nothing less.
Where in Islamic texts are muslim women given this right to drive.
Ansar sharia

Brea, CA

#28 Jun 26, 2011
passerby wrote:
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Where in Islamic texts are muslim women given this right to drive.
They have duty to Obey. Must keep under Bhurka. No temptation of men. Four wives per man, but Man must be rich to feed them. No car allowed for woman. Ask local Imam for car ride. No no driving for women or education. They tempt men to sin .. So they are beaten often.

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