Saudi Arabia: Veiled hopes
Saudi Arabia has held its first elections of any kind for 40 years. Women had expected to have the vote: six even put their names forward as candidates. But, in one of the world's most repressive societies, they were banned from the poll.
Submitted on Tue, 02/15/2005 - 01:00
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