Saudi woman pictured not wearing hijab faces calls for execution

A woman in Saudi Arabia pictured without a hijab is facing calls to be executed.

The woman reportedly shared a photograph of herself without a hijab or abaya – a traditional body-covering – on in the capital city of Riyadh.

The photo was reportedly first posted by a Twitter account under the name of Malak Al Shehri, which has already been deleted, say reports published in a number of international news outlets.

Quoting an unnamed student, who reposted the image, International Business Times stated that Ms Al Shehri had announced she was going out to breakfast without either a hijab or abaya.

Soon after posting the image, she started receiving death threats, reports the news outlet.

“So many people retweeted it and what she did reached …Read More


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