Saudi women practise driving in simulators at an event organised by the department of traffic in Riyadh, in anticipation of Sunday’s end to the ban on women drivers. Photo: EPA

Saudi Arabia gears up to end women driving ban – but activist detentions point to a rocky road for reforms

‘It is sad that these women who have been fighting for the right to drive won’t be there to witness this historic moment’

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Saudi women practise driving in simulators at an event organised by the department of traffic in Riyadh, in anticipation of Sunday’s end to the ban on women drivers. Photo: EPA
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