The “Women’s Spring” in Saudia Arabia – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio
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This piece is part of our September focus on Women’s Rights. Read more articles on this theme here.

In this podcast from the Right Now Radio vault Keelia chats with Aziza Abdel-Halim, President of the Muslim Women’s National Network Australia, about the “Women’s Spring” in Saudi Arabia and the campaign, “Women 2 Drive” which aims to overturn the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia.

You can listen to the podcast here (31mins).



Blackout (poem)

By Bänoo Zan

Bänoo Zan’s poem was written in the aftermath of countrywide protests against sudden steep rise in fuel price in Iran on November 15. Authorities shot down the Internet of the whole country and embarked on a horrific killing spree. Amnesty International has so far verified 208 deaths in less than a week.