Friday, March 14, 2014

Book on women driving banned

Short item in the March 14, 2014 Saudi Gazette - link here - pasted in below.

RIYADH — Riyadh Book Fair organizing committee has banned Dubai-based Madark Publishing House from selling a book on women driving. “When will the Saudi woman drive a car?” by Abdullah Al-Alami has been banned for the second time since it was published. The writer received threats over the phone and on social media from opponents of women driving when he published the book the first time. The majority of women support him and the book, he said.

The author has a blog at:

Here is the book's cover (it's in Arabic).


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