Saudi Reporter was Forced To Flee Her Own Country; Reason will Leave you Shocked

Saudi Arabia or Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has stringent rules for women in the country. The nation had even imposed a ban on women which stopped them from driving in the country. However, in an attempt to change the image globally, the country decided to lift this three-decade-old ban.

 

 

 

But a recent incident shows that the country is yet to cover a long distance when it comes to women equality. According to law, it is mandatory for women to wear an abaya and cover their heads.

Apparently in an incident, a TV reporter. She worked for a Dubai based news outlet Al Aan TV. While she was covering the news of lift of ban where women were now allowed to drive in the country. She according to the law, was wearing indecent clothes. The reporter was wearing a white abaya (a loose robe) while shooting for the video.

As seen in the video below, the wind blew the abaya aside and exposed her clothing underneath, a top and trousers.
As soon as the pictures and footage hit social media, people started calling her naked. And very soon it became trending on social media. People began hashtagging her naked.

 

 

Even the Kingdom’s General Commission of Audiovisual Media held Shireen responsible for violating the laws by dressing indecently. They then launched an inquiry into the matter.

A tweet,
#Saudi General Authority for Audiovisual Media investigates anchor Shereen Rifai “for violating regulations and instructions” by “wearing indecent clothing” during a report she presents on ending the ban on women driving in #SaudiArabia according to Okaz newspaper pic.twitter.com/3PDvRwVe2q

— Zaid Benjamin (@zaidbenjamin) June 26, 2018

After things got heated, she shared a picture of tickets hinting she is ready to leave her country.

Reported by the news channel, it said.
“I was wearing decent clothes, and God will reveal the truth of what has been said about me.”

 

 

What do you think about this incident, it is clear thou the mindset of people there has not changed. Neither the situation in these countries regarding gender equality.
Let us know your views on the matter by commenting below.


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