Activists welcome Loujain al-Hathloul release and urge other Saudi women be freed

Human rights groups ask international community not to forget other female prisoners of conscience in Saudi jailsSaudi campaigners and human rights groups have welcomed the release of the prominent women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul from priso…

Human rights groups ask international community not to forget other female prisoners of conscience in Saudi jails

Saudi campaigners and human rights groups have welcomed the release of the prominent women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul from prison, while urging the international community not to forget the other female prisoners of conscience still behind bars for their activism in the ultra-conservative kingdom.

Hathloul, 31, was granted probation by a judge in Riyadh and allowed home to her family on Wednesday evening. She is subject to a travel ban, and a suspended sentence if she breaks the terms of her release.

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