SCENARIO: A woman makes plans to go to the mall with two of her girlfriends. They decide to meet up at her house, chat for a bit, and then the three of them gather their purses and are out the door for a fun trip to the mall.
The three women get into the car and buckle up. The woman behind the wheel checks the vehicle's mirrors, makes sure she is clear to pull out onto the road, and proceeds with caution, blending into traffic seamlessly.
Suddenly flashing red lights and sirens ascend on the car. The driver of the car is removed from the car and detained by the police.
Her crime? DRIVING!
Scandalous! Horrors! Where else in the world but Saudi Arabia is this considered a crime? Where else in the world would an incident like this make the news? When will this infringement on Saudi women's freedom end?
The latest episode in the continuing saga of Saudi women's quest for the right to drive - this Arab News article details the crime of another Saudi woman caught DARING TO DRIVE!