Friday, April 9, 2010

Saudi woman challenges authorities in poetry contest in Abu Dhabi

Note ABC’s Person of the Week, poet Hissa Hilal, a mother of four in Saudi Arabia who competed in a poetry contest against the threats of the religious police. The news story is by Alice Magin and Sadie Bass, “ link here. Hissa recited poetry in full niqab on the Aby Dhabi TV show “Million’s Poet”.

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