Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Glimpses of women' s position in Saudi Arabia

Recently, Ms . Zekeyi Yuksel from Turkey has published a book on her personal observations on the position of women in Saudi Arabia. But, there are updated news reports which suggest that the situation may be changing slowly. Both Turkey and Saudi Arabia are Sunni-majority. Although the former has transformed into a democratic republic , the later is still ruled by a family-based absolute monarchy legitimised by a clerical establishment that is, if not reactionary, very conservative.

Archeaology as a clerical fear in Saudi Arabia


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