Loujain al-Hathloul is a Saudi women's rights activist, a social media figure, and a political prisoner. She is a graduate of the University of British Columbia. She has been arrested and released several times for defying the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia and was arrested in May 2018, with several prominent women's rights activists, on the charge of attempting to destabilise the kingdom. She was ranked third in the list of Top 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015. As of October 2018, her ex-husband, Saudi stand-up comedian Fahad Albutairi, was also under arrest.
Riyadh: Eleven Saudi women’s rights activists were due back in court Wednesday in a trial that has drawn international criticism, just days after campaigners reported a new crackdown on their.. WorldNews - Published