Saudi Arabia to hold men-only local elections
Now, it has been verified by non-Shi' ite and non-Iranian news reports that Saudi Arabia has officially made the decision to bar women from voting and standing as candidates. in the coming municipal elections. According to Walden Bello, a Filipino congressman who went to Saudi Arabia recently on a field investigation tour , sexual violence against female workers from other countries in the purportedly very religious kingdom is frequent. Increasingly, all aspects of Saudi Arabia' s state and also society are becoming critical concerns of global attention as it is now believed that Saudi Arabia is the ideational and/or financial source of many groups and individuals in several regions in the world.