Saudi court calls off high-profile hearing of 11 jailed women activists

//Saudi court calls off high-profile hearing of 11 jailed women activists

Saudi court calls off high-profile hearing of 11 jailed women activists

A Saudi court on Wednesday halted the trial of several women rights activists, a case that has intensified Western criticism of Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.A court official informed some of the women’s relatives that the fourth hearing would not take place, citing the judge’s “private reasons”. He could not provide a new date.The public prosecutor said last May that some of the women had been arrested on suspicion of harming Saudi interests and offering…

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