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Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul jailed for 5 years, 8 months

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul is seen in this undated handout picture. Marieke Wijntjes-Handout via REUTERS)

RIYADH, (AFP):- A Saudi court on Monday sentenced prominent activist Loujain al-Hathloul to five years and eight months in prison for terrorism-related crimes, according to local media allowed to attend her trial.
The women’s rights activist was convicted of “various activities prohibited by the anti-terrorism law”, the pro-government online outlet Sabq and other media cited the court as saying.
It added that the court suspended two years and 10 months of the sentence.

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