women’s rights

Winner of the 2022 Arab Digest Editor’s choice podcast award – Testament of Courage

On 21 January, 2022 we podcast Lina al-Hathloul’s powerful Testament of Courage. She spoke about her sister Loujain, the Saudi women’s rights activist and for all prisoners of conscience and their families. Lina is Head of Monitoring & Comms @ALQST_ORG and co-author of the children’s book Loujain Dreams of Sunflowers. In honouring the courage and resilience of human rights defenders and their families, we are proud to select her podcast for the Arab Digest Editor’s Choice 2022.

Testament of courage: Lina al-Hathloul

Arab Digest editor William Law is in conversation with Lina al-Hathloul about the fight for freedom for her sister Loujain whose crime was to lead the struggle for women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, including the right to drive. Loujain was seized in the UAE and turned over to Saudi authorities. She was imprisoned and tortured before being released last year but with severe restrictions, including a travel ban.

“Every Voice Counts”

Arab Digest editor William Law in conversation with Lina al-Hathloul, the sister of the jailed Saudi womens’ rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul (https://www.loujainalhathloul.org/.) Loujain was detained and tortured in a secret prison and in December of last year given a six year prison sentence. Her sister tells Loujain’s story and the family’s fight for justice.

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