August 6, 2008 http://www.memri.org/bin/latestnews.cgi?ID=SD201608 No. 2016

Saudi Women’s Rights Activist Wajeha Al-Huwaider’s New YouTube Video: On the Saudi Ban of Women Competing in the Beijing Olympics

The following are screen shots from the new YouTube video by Saudi women’s rights activist Wajeha Al-Huwaider [1] titled “No to Women’s Oppression,” on the Saudi ban on women competing in the Beijing Olympics. In the video, Wajeha Al-Huwaider writes, “participating in the Olympics is the impossible dream for Saudi women, until they lift the ban on sports for women in public schools and government universities.”

Al-Huwaider heads the Society for Defending Women’s Rights (saudiwomenvoice.com ).

The video includes Arabic followed by the English translations.

To view the YouTube video, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7CFyrDMGcU   .

 

 


Olympics Logo

“Participating in the Olympics is the impossible dream for Saudi women, until they lift the ban on sports for women in public schools and government universities.”

One Moment in Time

“According to official statistics two-thirds of the Saudi women are suffering from obesity”

Saudi women soccer players

Saudi women soccer players

Saudi women soccer players

Saudi women soccer players

Saudi women soccer players

“Aisha, the wife of the prophet Mohammad (PBOH) practiced all kinds of sports at that time: knightly skills, and horse riding”

No Discrimination in Sport
The Society for Defending Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia
08/08/08

Saudi women soccer players
 

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