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An American woman has been trapped in Saudi Arabia with her 4-year-old daughter because her ex-husband still has ‘guardianship’ over her and is reportedly refusing to let her leave

Bethany Vierra has been trapped in Saudi Arabia with her 4-year-old daughter ever since divorcing her husband a year ago, due to the country’s strict guardianship laws. Though they are no longer married, Vierra’s husband is both her and her daughter’s legal guardian. Her cousin Nicole Carroll recently detailed the […]
An American woman has been trapped in Saudi Arabia with her 4-year-old daughter because her ex-husband still has ‘guardianship’ over her and is reportedly refusing to let her leave
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‘Grotesque’: Marco Rubio leads intense criticism of Google for refusing to pull down Saudi government app that lets men track and control women

Sen. Marco Rubio, members of Congress, and other activists have condemned Google for siding with Saudi Arabia over a controversial government app. INSIDER reported extensively how Absher lets men direct where women can travel, and offers alerts when they use a passport to leave Saudi Arabia. Rubio said Google’s decision […]
‘Grotesque’: Marco Rubio leads intense criticism of Google for refusing to pull down Saudi government app that lets men track and control women
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A US Senator has demanded that Apple and Google remove a Saudi Arabian government app that allows men ‘abhorrent’ control over women’s lives

US Senator Ron Wyden has written to Apple and Google demanding they remove a controversial Saudi government app from their app stores. Wyden told Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai that the app enables “abhorrent surveillance and control of women.” INSIDER reported extensively how Absher, an online […]
A US Senator has demanded that Apple and Google remove a Saudi Arabian government app that allows men ‘abhorrent’ control over women’s lives