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A Saudi Vignette

Shanon Shah
It’s easy to get angry every time one hears news about Saudi Arabia. The latest to test me is the Kingdom’s recent spate of horrific beheadings. I’ve never been to Saudi Arabia myself and my vision of the country is ...

Saudi Arabia's Domestic Violence Law is a First Step to Changing Attitudes

Nesrine Malik
Earlier this year, a powerful image was circulated in Saudi Arabia. A woman with one black eye stared bleakly out. Underneath her niqabed face was written the simple phrase in Arabic: "And what is hidden is greater", a saying that ...