Controversial music video by Saudi women goes viral

A new music video featuring women in niqabs singing, dancing and riding skateboards has taken the internet by storm. The song “Hwages”, launches an unapologetic critique on traditional Saudi Arabian gender rules, such as driving laws, and even takes a swipe at Donald Trump.

The song,  based on a traditional old folk song, has been viewed almost 10 million times and has become the subject of widespread debate.  What are your thoughts? Tell us in the comments below.

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