Saudi woman has her sentence quashed by King Abdullah
King Abdullah has given a reprieve to a woman who was sentenced to ten lashes for driving in Saudi Arabia.
Shema Jastaniah was found guilty on Tuesday for flouting the country's tradition that bans women from driving.
Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire spoke to a campaigner for women's rights in Saudi who asked to remain anonymous. She explained why she thought the sentence was quashed.
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29 Sep 2011
- From the section Middle East