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Saudi Arabia: The Ultimate Human Rights Cesspit

The utterly repulsive regime of Saudi Arabia that sentenced blogger, Raif Badawi to 1,000 lashes are now talking about giving the blogger the death penalty. The Independant reports here Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger whose punishment of 1,000 lashes … Continue reading

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UK must act to free Raif Badawi

Today, Saudi Arabia once again flogged blogger Raif 50 times in public, after Friday prayers. It has been three weeks since he was first beaten, but despite state visits to Saudi Arabia and international outcry, the UK government has failed … Continue reading

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Blogging is Bad for your Back

‘Raif told me he is in a lot of pain. He said that when he was being flogged he took the pain silently and rose above it, so that history will know that he did not react to their punishment. … Continue reading

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The cost of free speech in Saudi Arabia

Prisoner of conscience jailed in Saudi Arabia for blogging Any Friday now, Raif Badawi will be led out of his prison cell in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to a square where he will be flogged in public. His hands tied, Raif … Continue reading

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