Arab Women Political Prisoners Jailed by US Middle East Allies

Source: Arab Center Washington DC

Author(s): Sahar Khamis

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When President Joe Biden was sworn in on January 20th as the 46th president of the United States, America’s friends in particular hoped that his administration would take a strong moral stand against all human rights violations. His choice of Kamala Harris—as not only the first woman, but the first woman of color—as vice president also sent a message that the issue of women’s rights, which includes politically motivated imprisonment of women activists, bloggers, journalists, and/or regimes opponents, was expected to occupy a special place in the Biden Administration’s list of priorities.

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