Video: No Woman, No Drive satire goes viral


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Saudi comedian Hisham Fageeh’s version of the Bob Marley classic No Woman, No Cry, protesting the ban on women driving in the kingdom has become a viral sensation  Though no specific Saudi law bans women from driving in the country, women are not issued licenses.

Powerful clerics who hold far-reaching influence over the monarchy enforce the ban on women drivers, warning that breaking it will spread “licentiousness.”

The video was posted on YouTube on Saturday, when despite warnings by police, at least four women were said to have successfully taken to the roads to defy the ban.

Fageeh’s satirical version of the song, which has now been watched almost 3 million times, includes lines such as “ovaries all safe and well, so you can make lots and lots of babies”.

“I’m an artist and social activist. I don’t really listen to music, but while studying in the US I heard this song by this Jamaican guy that caught my attention. I decided to do my own rendition; with lyrics relevant to my culture,” he said.

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