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Women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to stand trial in Saudi Arabia

Loujain al-Hathloul will appear in a Saudi court Wednesday more than two years after she was first detained in a crackdown on human rights defenders.

Loujain al-Hathloul will stand trial in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, her family said, nearly a month after the women's rights activist went on hunger strike to protest her prison conditions.

“We were just announced that @LoujainHathloul has a trial tomorrow,” her sister, Lina al-Hathloul, tweeted Tuesday.

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