Saudi woman campaigns for right to drive

Female activist detained after posting online video of herself driving through Saudi Arabia.

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    A woman has been detained in Saudi Arabia for defying the ban on driving. The kingdom is the only country in the world where women are discouraged from getting behind the wheel.

    Manal al Sharif is part of an online campaign group determined to get women in the driving seat more.

    Al Jazeera's Anu Nathan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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