Saudi Supreme Court Upheld Raif Badawi’s Sentence

Amnesty International Canada has published an update on the petition entitled “Mr. Rob Nicholson: Protect Raif Badawi from further whippings and do everything you can to secure his freedom”: Jun 7, 2015 — The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia upheld the sentence of Raif Badawi to 10 years of prison, 1000 … Continue reading

O Canada Where For Art Thou Canada?

In the late 1960s, Pierre Trudeau introduced his Omnibus Bill that made profound changes to the Criminal Code of Canada. As detailed on Wikipedia, this bill: …proposed, among other things, to decriminalize homosexuality, allow abortion and contraception, and regulate lotteries, gun possession, drinking and driving offences, harassing phone calls, misleading advertising … Continue reading

Where’s the monument to victims of religion?

The devastatingly horrible news has come for blogger Raif Badawi and his family that the Saudi supreme court has upheld the guilty verdict against him, and confirmed punishment of 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison, for the crime of “insulting Islam”. And yet, the Canadian government considers Saudi Arabia … Continue reading

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