Update: @6:15 pm for those in or near Ottawa:
CFI Canada has received an invitation to participate a 30-minute demonstration at the Saudi embassy in Ottawa (201 Sussex Drive). Amnesty International Canada is leading this initiative on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm.
For more info see CFIOttawa Meetup at http://www.meetup.com/CFI-ottawa/events/219812213/ or contact Amnesty International Canada toll free at 1-800-266-3789
His Excellency Naif Bandir A. Alsudairy, Ambassador for Saudi Arabia
Everyone has the right to peacefully express their beliefs and opinions. No one should be subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment for any reason. Amnesty International believes Raif Badawi is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression.
We call on your government to:
Drop all charges against Raif Badawi, and release him without delay or conditions on his freedom.
Until he is free, please ensure that Raif Badawi is protected from torture and other ill-treatment, including his sentence of flogging.
More than 43,000 people have signed the petition.
The petition in French, “LIBEREZ RAIF BADAWI! IL A DROIT A SON OPINION,” addressed to King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud is much more eloquent and emphatic: please sign it as well.
LE DÉBAT N’EST PAS UN CRIME!
La liberté d’expression est un droit