On 15 June 2013 the District Court in Al-Khobar sentenced two human rights campaigners, journalists Wajeha Al-Huwaider and journalist Fawzia Al-Oyouni who campaign for women's human rights, to ten months in prison, following a trial that lasted a year.
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Saudi fashion designer, Rania Gamrawi , used SR500 currency notes worth one million to make a dress she says is intended to mark the Gulf country’s national day.
Educating the public in the Arab states about politics in general and about the revolutions in particular has been done in the past through written texts, distributed discretely, fearing oppressive authorities and avoiding censorship.
On the same day the king promoted democracy and freedom of speech by launching Demoqrati website, the Jordanian government censord 304 news websites
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- Minister of Human Rights in Yemen on hunger strike in solidarity with the detainees
- Princess of Jordan awarded Naz Legacy Foundation Fellowship
- The Palestinian Karimeh Abbud (1896-1955): First woman photojournalist in the Arab world
- The Palestinian Kulthum Odeh (1892 -1965) the first woman professor in the Arab world