A woman in Saudi Arabia could face prison after posting a video on social media that showed herself dressed in a miniskirt and a cropped top as she walked in public.
The video, posted on Snapchat, struck out against Saudi Arabia’s conservative value system, where the ruling royal family upholds a strict Wahhabist form of Islam. Women in the country must dress in long, loose, all-black garments to protect their modesty.
The woman, who remains unidentified, is seen walking around a fort in the village of Ushaiger, which is north of Riyadh, the Saudi capital.
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The country’s religious police are now considering action against the woman for violating the country’s public decency laws after the video came to their attention, CNN Arabic reported.
The image of the woman walking around a fort in the village of Ushaiger, Saudi Arabia, appeared …