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Monday, May 16, 2005

Congratulations Women of Kuwait!

The women in Kuwait just got the right to vote in parliamentary elections. Now only our "ally" Saudi Arabia doesn't allow women to vote in middle eastern countries that have any voting at all.

(Via Kevin Drum)

UPDATE: Check out the awesome pictures of the protest that lead to this newly earned right. Apparently, this is 8 year old Layla, a willful child who insisted the next day to go to the parliament again until this issue was resolved. Click on image to see more.