Saudi King removes 10-lash sentence for female driver

Saudi King Abddullah bin Abdul-Aziz revoked a 10-lash sentence for a woman who broke the Saudi ban on female driving in the conservative Muslim country.
The press was alerted to the King's decision by a tweet from a Saudi princess on Wednesday, who said "Thank God, the lashing of Shaima is canceled.Thanks to our beloved King. I'm sure all Saudi women will be so happy, I know I am." According to AFP, Sheima Jastaniah received the sentence at a court in the Red Sea city of Jeddah after being caught driving in July.
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