Trial of prominent Saudi woman activist Loujain al-Hathloul to start this week, family says

//Trial of prominent Saudi woman activist Loujain al-Hathloul to start this week, family says

Trial of prominent Saudi woman activist Loujain al-Hathloul to start this week, family says

The trial of Loujain al-Hathloul, one of nearly a dozen prominent Saudi Arabian women’s rights activists detained since last year, will begin on Wednesday, her family said on Twitter.Activists claim some detainees, including 29-year-old Hathloul, were held in solitary confinement and subjected to mistreatment and torture, including electric shocks, flogging, and sexual assault. Saudi officials have denied those allegations as “false.”The arrests have intensified international criticism of Saudi…

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