Saudi Arabia jails gay man for 1 year, $26k fine, for cruising gay social networks on cell phone

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We’d reported previously on the potential risk posed by apps such as Grindr and Jack’d, among others.
IPCC AR5 WG1 Summary for Policymakers, Fig SPM-10 (final)

IPCC climate report “diluted” under “political pressure” to protect fossil fuel interests

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Did the U.N. climate group cave to the Saudis and others and overstate the amount of CO2 that could be emitted?

Saudi comedian/activist’s brilliant video challenges ban on women driving

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Hisham Fageeh is a comedian and social activist, and his video/song “No woman, no drive” is brilliant.

Saudi women video selves driving cars in nationwide protest against sexist “men only” law

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The best part of this video is the little girl in the next car, giving the thumbs up while smiling widely.
Yes, well, one challenge at a time.  (Muslim woman driving via Shutterstock.)

Saudi sheikh: When women drive it “rolls up the pelvis,” causes birth defects

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They oppress you because they care.
Woman in niqab veil

90-something Saudi reportedly marries terrified 15 year old girl

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Saudi girls as young as 8 are married off to old men, while religious leaders defend it & the govt does nothing.
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