Saudi Rape Case Lawyer Gets License Back

http://www.arabnews.com/?page=1&section=0&article=105880&d=20&m=1&y=2008

JEDDAH, 20 January 2008 — A disciplinary committee at the Justice Ministry in Riyadh yesterday returned the law license of the Saudi lawyer who represented the “Qatif Girl,” the 20-year-old woman who was kidnapped and raped by seven men last year.

Lawyer and human rights activist Abdul Rahman Al-Lahem was returned his license, which was confiscated on Nov. 14 prior to a hearing at Qatif General Court, said Al-Lahem’s lawyer Khaled Al-Mutairi.

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