Saudi Clerics Against Women’s Rights, 1963 Edition

Religious conservatives protesting issues related to women in Saudi Arabia is nothing new. Mahmoud Sabbagh has posted this clipping from the New York Times, published on December 26, 1963 about clerics meeting with King Faisal to protest the use of women’s voices on the national radio. He was adamant. Soon you will see them on television, Faisal said.

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