Activists: 2 Saudi women take drive in capital

Rich Shulman writes

This challenge to the Saudi driving ban reminds of the civil rights movement in the United States in the 1960s. Each day the women become bolder in their effort to defy the driving ban. Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the women for their bravery.

Fahad Shadeed / Reuters

Female driver Azza Al Shmasani alights from her car after driving in defiance of the ban in Riyadh June 22. Saudi Arabia has no formal ban on women driving. But as citizens must use only Saudi-issued ...



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