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  • A Saudi court has upheld the original sentence of women's rights activist Liu Jnl hath Lou, who had championed women's rights in the country.

  • She was detained in May 2000 and 18 and sentenced in December to nearly six years in prison under broad cybercrime and counter terrorism laws.

  • Head Lol was released last month, having served half of her custodial sentence.

  • She was hopeful when she walked into the courthouse Wednesday morning, only to see the court upholding her sentence.

  • So let's hope that the sentence has been changed or modified a little bit.

  • We'll see how it goes.

  • Thank you so much for your support.

  • The human rights activists rose to prominence in 2000 and 13 when she began publicly campaigning for women's rights to drive in Saudi Arabia.

  • The ban on female drivers came to an end in 2000 and 18 after the law was changed.

  • She also campaigned against the conservative kingdom's male guardianship system, which assigned each woman with a male relative to approve big decisions throughout a woman's life.

  • Her sentencing drew widespread international condemnation.

A Saudi court has upheld the original sentence of women's rights activist Liu Jnl hath Lou, who had championed women's rights in the country.

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Saudi court upholds rights activist al-Hathloul's sentence at appeals hearing

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/12
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