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Middle East Document

Call For Saudi Reforms

The following is a translation of a letter signed by more than 300 Saudi intellectuals, academics and business professionals (including 51 women) and sent to Crown Prince Abd Allah ibn Abd al-Aziz calling for reform in Saudi Arabia. The text was translated by Gwenn Okruhlik (Visiting Scholar, University of Texas at Austin) and Yara Youssef Francis.

In the name of Allah most Gracious Most Merciful

In Defense of the Nation