The Saudi government imprisoned Loujain for fighting for women’s rights
Riyadh: Saudi authorities have released 31-year-old women’s rights activist Loujan al-Hathloul after three years in detention. She was arrested a few weeks before Saudi Arabia’s historic decision to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia. Moved to jail in May 2018. Others were arrested along with her.
However, her family members have been fighting for Lozine’s release ever since. Brought to the attention of the world. With this, the US increased the pressure on Saudi. Outraged that human rights are being called for. Internationally the pressure on that country has increased. Three years later, the Saudi government released her from prison on Thursday.
This was revealed by her sister Lena Al Hatloul via Twitter. 1001 days later Lozine arrived home. US President Joe Biden has welcomed the decision to release Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Commented that good work had been done. The State Department says she should not have been sent to prison.