Saudi Arabia Says 17 Detained In Sweeping Crackdown

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Saudi Arabia on Saturday said it detained 17 people for “undermining” the kingdom’s security, in what campaigners have dubbed a sweeping crackdown against activists just weeks before a ban on women driving ends.

Rights groups earlier reported arrests of at least 11 people last month, mostly identified as women campaigners for the right to drive and to end the conservative Islamic country’s male guardianship system.

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{Matzav.com}

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