American Woman Arrested In Saudi Arabia for Sitting with a Man in Starbucks

Religious police in Saudi Arabia arrest a 37-year-old American businesswoman and married mother of three for sitting with a man in Starbucks. This show how a rare first-hand glimpse of the discrimination faced by women living in Saudi Arabia.

Yara, who does not want her last name published for fear of retribution, was bruised and crying when she was freed from a day in prison after she was strip-searched, threatened and forced to sign false confessions by the Kingdom’s “Mutaween” police.

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