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Fighting for Raif Badawi's release - Petition to be handed to Saudi officials

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SHAFAQNA - Supporters of Raif Badawi, the jailed Saudi activist and blogger, plan to hand over a petition with 250,000 signatures to the Saudi embassy in London on Friday calling for his release. A separate petition for the release of Badawi’s…

Raif Badawi is awarded prize as Saudi regime seeks to resume flogging

SHAFAQNA - Saudi blogger Raif Badawi was sentenced last year to a decade in prison and 50 lashes a week for 20 weeks—a punishment that has been carried out once so far—for the crime of insulting Islam on his website. On Thursday, the European…