publication date: Thursday, September 22, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Activism

clue: is four-wheeled mobility a right for all? not in Saudi Arabia

explanation: al-Sharif has worked for Saudi women's rights for years, but her 2011 campaign for their right to drive brought international attention amid other revolutions in the Arab world. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: The source photo was of fellow protester Najla Hariri, which Scott had found online mislabeled as al-Sharif. He counted guesses for both women.

Arab Spring: Throughout 2011, the Arab world has been in upheaval, with citizens demanding rights and overthrowing long-established dictators. This theme looks at both sides of the regional conflict.

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