I am a muslim.. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • sam
    • 26.09.11 | 03:38 (IDT)

    SA didnt allow women to vote because all of a sudden they care...but because there was a planned protest by women in their municipal elections. And they wanted to avoid this. Also i'll see it when I believe it. They will be allowed to vote in 2015. So too many things might change (new king e.t.c). SA is still a very repressive society. I wish reforms happen quicker but they wont. For ex there is a law if a women gets into an accident to preform a surgery on her a male relative has to allow it. Even if surgery is required immediately. SA sees things around them and wonders if a revolution will knock on their door one day. I say its a matter of time. How soon only God knows.

    from the article: Saudi king grants women right to vote, run for political office
    First published 15:28 25.09.11 | Last updated 15:28 25.09.11
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