New Nation Column: "Free Nazia Quazi"
Nazia Quazi, a dual Canadian-Indian citizen, has been held in Saudi Arabia for two years against her will because her male guardian won't give his permission for her to leave. The Canadian Embassy in Riyadh doesn't want to become involved in what it views as a Muslim family dispute. This is the second time in the past year that Canada refused to acknowledge the basic human rights of one of its female citizens trapped in Saudi Arabia. Read more here.