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Suffrage in Saudi Arabia: What does the vote really mean for women?

Suffrage in Saudi Arabia: What does the vote really mean for women?

On 12 December, women in Saudi Arabia will enter polling booths throughout the Kingdom for the first time to cast their ballots in the municipal elections. This will make good on the promise King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud made to Saudi women at the culmination of the most recent election in 2011, when he...
Hillary Clinton: Human Rights Defender or Political Opportunist?

Hillary Clinton: Human Rights Defender or Political Opportunist?

As the world’s most influential voices gathered in New York to ring in the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly gathering this past September, a rather unlikely candidate took center stage. Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton sent a tweet that created something of a media maelstrom, shaming Chinese President Xi Jinping in the wake...