Eldest Sister of Raif Badawi Detained in Jeddah with Two-Year-Old Daughter

Update: Samar Badawi has been released from her interrogation and is now free on bail. As if the Saudi jailing and torture of Raif Badawi (you will recall he was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1000 lashes merely for setting up a website and after receiving 50 lashes was … Continue reading

“Justin Trudeau Not Ready . . .”

The Vancouver Sun and other Canadian media report Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he isn’t planning for the moment to call Saudi Arabian authorities to ask that jailed blogger Raif Badawi be freed. Trudeau himself says “It’s not in my immediate plans.” “Raif Badawi has a family who are here … Continue reading

“TOP URGENT” Message from Ensaf Haidar

Ensaf Haidar, has posted a top urgent message on Facebook with an update on her husband’s condition: TOP URGENT: Saudi Prison administration transferred Raif Badawi to a new isolated prison and Raif started a hunger strike since Tuesday The prison administration transferred today my husband Raif Badawi to a new … Continue reading

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