Skip to comments.Saudi female driver defies ban, has fatal accident
Posted on 01/24/2012 1:52:32 PM PST by bayouranger
A Saudi woman who defied a driving ban in the kingdom was injured and her companion killed when their car overturned in the northern Hael province, a police spokesman said on Monday.
"One woman was immediately killed and her companion who was driving the car was hospitalised after she suffered several injuries" when their four-wheel-drive vehicle overturned late on Saturday, said police spokesman Abdulaziz al-Zunaidi.
Ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where women are not allowed to drive.
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In addition to being banned from driving, Saudi women cannot travel abroad without authorization from their male guardians, and are also not allowed to vote in the municipal elections, the only public polls in the absolute monarchy. When in public, they are obliged to cover from head to toe.
Hariri ridiculed the social belief that Saudi women are treated "like queens" as they are driven around by their male relatives or drivers, saying "this is a big lie." "We are always under their mercy to give us a lift," she said.
Must be one hell of a bee hive farm they work at.
Thelma and Louise strike again!
The coroner report said that the RPG explosion in the rear of the vehicle in no way effected the roll over of the vehicle.
Driver error caused the accident.
If Saudi Arabia is so “ultra-conservative,” how come it seems to be the liberals who support the Islamists, and accuse real conservatives of hate crimes whenever they try to tell the truth about Muslims?
How do we not know this an “honor accident”?
Excellent observation BUMP!
They love sticking this "conservative" label on the nastiest regimes in the world.
Yeah sure. Saudi Arabia, run by Richard Viguerie, Ed Meese, Ed Rollins, Dick Cheney, and James Watt.
C’mon we all know about women drivers.
Bet this was no accident
Let the mooselimb females fight their own damn battles.
Let the whole damned mooselimb world burn to the ground.
About as tired of freaking Mooselimbs as I am this marxist magic negro turd president.
But what caused the car to go off the road? Was it an honor killing when one of her male became angered by her behavior and ran her off the road or tampered with the breaks? Or was it the police who beat up women who show a little ankle?
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