Two women who spent months in jail for defying Saudi Arabia’s ban on female drivers were released from prison on Thursday.
Loujain al-Hathloul, 25, and Maysa al-Amoudi, 33, were both arrested in November for driving into Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates.
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While the conditions of their release are still unknown, concern had been growing for the woman after reports surfaced that they may face terrorism charges.
2 activists fighting Saudi driving ban finally freed. Should never have been in jail at allhttp://t.co/n1qPupSqx9 pic.twitter.com/eefrvh3PVt
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