Saudi activist wins top Europe rights award

Loujain al-Hathloul has been recognised for championing women’s rights.

Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul was awarded a top European rights prize on Monday in recognition of her fight for women’s rights in the kingdom, including her efforts to end a ban on women driving.

The Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize, named after the former Czech dissident and later President, is awarded...