Riyadh: Women’s rights activist in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to five years and eight months in prison.
According to the international news agency, an anti-terrorism court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 31-year-old Lajin al-Hadloul, a prominent women’s rights activist, to five years and eight months in prison.
The anti-terrorism court ruled that the woman had committed crimes such as damaging the country’s identity and protesting for change, pursuing a foreign agenda and inciting the public through the internet.
The 31-year-old woman can appeal against the verdict within 30 days, but her family says they are waiting for the written text of the verdict, after which a decision will be made.
It may be recalled that Jeddah-born Lajin al-Hadhlul was detained along with a dozen other women in 2018 on the basis of which his sentence of 2 years and 10 months has been suspended.
Lina Also confirmed this news via sharing on her official Twitter account.
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