Raif Badawi's flogging today has been postponed on medical grounds - our researchers are following up now. This does not mean Raif's suffering has ended. His floggings could resume at any time. Keep up the pressure - sign: http://amn.st/6183xVH9
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi was flogged today in the city of Jeddah, part of a sentence for insulting Islam. 1,000 lashes, 10 yrs in prison & $267,000 for exercising his human right to freedom of expression. He is a writer, activist & creator of the website Free Saudi Liberals. He is to receive 50 lashes every week for 20 weeks. Badawi was arrested in 2012 on a charge of insulting Islam through electronic channels; Also tried for apostasy, a conviction which carries an automatic death…
A look at the writings of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi – sentenced to 1,000 lashes
A look at the writings of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi – sentenced to 1,000 lashes • Today, 1-16-15, he's getting his second round. He'll face this every Friday until his sentence is done or he dies first.