The abuse left some women unable to walk or even stand, while one prisoner, after an especially brutal session, repeatedly tried to kill herself.
"We are no longer living in the era where women were allowed [to work] in limited arenas. All avenues are now opened for women."
Arrests continue apace as Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has lifted the ban on women driving.
There's a lot Saudi women still can't do, and some women's rights activists are being arrested.
It's done nothing to stop women being denied the smallest of freedoms, yet Saudi Arabia has served on the UN Human Rights Council for over a decade.
Amsa Hathel proudly proclaimed that in the decades she's been driving, she has never once had an accident or broken any traffic rules.
Women will legally be able to drive in the kingdom starting June 24.
They'll have to wait until June when the ban on women driving is finally lifted.