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Saudi Arabia: 11 women still held after protest

Headline Title:  Saudi Arabia: 11 women still held after protest 08 January 2013 A group of women protesters detained by the Saudi Arabian authorities must be released unless they are charged with an internationally recognizable crime, Amnesty International said today. At least 11 women are still believed to be in detention in the central city of Buraida as well as in the capital Riyadh after being held at a protest in Buraida on 5 January. In all, security forces arrested some 18 women and 10 children who had gathered outside Buraida’s Board of Grievances building to protest at the…

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