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Saudi Women's Rights Activists Receive 'Freedom to Write' Award as They Stand Trial in Riyadh

Saudi Women's Rights Activists Receive 'Freedom to Write' Award as They Stand Trial in Riyadh

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

Three women's rights activists on trial in Saudi Arabia this week because of their efforts to expand human rights in the infamously oppressive kingdom are this year's recipients of an award "designed to honor a writer imprisoned for his or her work."