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SUSIE of ARABIA: Widowed in Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

Several years ago in 2009, I brought you the true cautionary tale of a British woman who was widowed in Saudi Arabia.  In the four part series, I detailed the struggles of the woman and her children when her Saudi husband passed away and how her husband’s family trapped the woman and her children in Saudi Arabia for ten long years.   By late 2010, the family managed to finally escape from the country and I wrote a minor update at…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Chess Chump – Photobook Photography Article

“In a few days I am going to lose two World Champion titles – one by one. Just because I decided not to go to Saudi Arabia. Not to play by someone’s rules, not to wear abaya, not to be accompanied getting outside, and altogether not to feel myself a secondary creature. Exactly one year ago I won these two titles and was about the happiest person in the chess world but this time I feel really bad. I am ready…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Ladies First: Saudi Arabia’s Female Candidates – Photobook Photography Article

SUSIE of ARABIA: Ladies First: Saudi Arabia’s Female Candidates Pages Ladies First: Saudi Arabia’s Female Candidates I just watched “Ladies First: Saudi Arabia’s Female Candidates,” a short New York Times video documentary regarding the historic elections in Saudi Arabia last December.  The film features three different Saudi women who were not only granted the right to vote in local municipal elections for the first time ever last year, but who also decided to run for office.  While Saudi Arabia remains…

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