Saudi Arabia releases some detained women activists: sources

RIYADH/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian authorities have released some of the women activists facing charges related to human rights work and contacts with foreign journalists and diplomats, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Two sources said three women were released, and the rest would be freed on Sunday. The conditions of their release remain unclear.

Reporting By Stephen Kalin in Riyadh and Sarah Dadouch in Istanbul, writing by Aziz El Yaakoubi; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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