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For real?

Just heard on the radio two women were arrested in Saudi Arabia, for what? DRIVING A CAR!!!! Tell me this is NOT serious... If yes it is they're fucked up those cops. I mean it's not the end of the world driving a car...

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marinebrats

Asked by marinebrats at 4:36 PM on Jun. 29, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • what?!?!?

    That is ridiculous!
    Gingerwheel

    Answer by Gingerwheel at 4:37 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • In Saudi Arabia is is illegal for women to drive.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 4:38 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • I don't know about what you heard, but keep in mind its Saudi Arabia. Women have a different position over there than here. It could very well BE illegal for them to be driving. Not saying its right, mind you, but different.
    hootie826

    Answer by hootie826 at 4:38 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • they have different laws over there. In most islamic countries women arent worth a dime. Even if a woman gets raped its her fault.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:46 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • Yup..most women over there are treated like 3rd class citizens, the dogs are treated better. Although not ALL women are treated badly. Even in the countries that the US has military bases over there, the american women can be required to wear the head covers that conceal their faces if they go out in public
    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 4:50 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • I know I went to Afghanistan it's the same thing.
    marinebrats

    Comment by marinebrats (original poster) at 4:56 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • When our servicewomen are stationed in Saudi they aren't allowed to drive except on base, and even there it is limited severely. As Michigan mom stated, many places require that our military women also adhere to their laws any time they leave the base. If you happen to be female and like driving your own car, there are places you don't want to go ... because it may well be the end of the world as far as local authority is concerned.
    Farmlady09

    Answer by Farmlady09 at 5:17 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • The joys of the Muslim religion.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 5:18 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • If it's illegal there, it's illegal
    adnilm

    Answer by adnilm at 6:15 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • And "some" call Americans Prudes........
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 6:41 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

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