A dispute with Canada over jailed women activists pits Saudi feminists and allies around the world against the planet's most misogynistic government.
Akbar Shahid Ahmed is a foreign affairs reporter at the Washington, D.C., bureau of The Huffington Post. A Yale University grad who grew up in Pakistan, Akbar has previously written for the Yale Daily News, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Generation Progress and, in Pakistan, Newsline magazine, DAWN and The STAR. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and @AkbarSAhmed.
"There’s nothing different or unique about the Canadian statements."
08/07/2018 10:45 EDT
"I refer you to the Canadian and Saudi Ministries of Foreign Affairs for further information.”
08/07/2018 07:54 EDT
Women have protested the ban for years.
09/26/2017 15:41 EDT
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