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A Saudi woman films her ordeal as she is harassed by Saudi Arabia's religious police for wearing nail polish in a shopping mall. She refuses to comply with an order from the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (CPVPV) to leave the area; instead, she records the whole encounter and seeks the help of mall security and the police. However, she may have violated the law by videotaping the religious police at work.
In the video, the woman threatens to post what she is recording to social media sites; indeed, the footage has gone viral in the few days since it was posted, with a number of journalists and women's rights activists cheering her on through Twitter.
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