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Saudi Prosecutor Says 17 Detained in Case Against Activists
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (AYA BATRAWY and ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI)
June 3, 2018, 2:49 AM PDT
Updated on June 3, 2018, 4:07 AM PDT
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's prosecutor said Sunday that 17 people have been detained on suspicion of trying to undermine security and stability, a case activists say has targeted prominent women's rights campaigners just weeks before the country lifts its ban on women driving.
The statement from the Public Prosecutor's office did not name those detained, and said eight have been temporarily released.
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