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Loujain al-Hathloul Released From Prison in Saudi Arabia

Clip: 02/19/2021 | 1m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

Loujain al-Hathloul is one of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent women’s rights activists. Her arrest in 2018 was roundly condemned by the international community. Despite denials by the Saudi government, Loujain says that she was tortured and sexually abused in detention. Al-Hathloul's sister Lina joins the program to discuss her release and human rights in the Kingdom.

Aired: 02/19/21

Rating: NR

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