Latest update: 29/09/2011
Spring in Saudi Arabia?
They’ll soon have the right to vote - but not to drive. Women’s rights advocate Wajeha al-Huwaider berates the deliberate pace of reform in her kingdom. But fellow Saudi Naila Al Faifi defends what she describes as an evolutionary process.
- Wajeha AL-HUWAIDER. Saudi writer and women's rights activist - from Dhahran, Saudi Arabia;
- Naila Al FAIFI. Saudi English teacher - from Manama, Bahrain;
- Walid PHARES. Professor, National Defense University;
- Stéphane LACROIX. Professor, Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) at Sciences Po and author of "Awakening Islam: The politics of religious dissent in contemporary Saudi Arabia".