Petition Update

HRW: Saudi Arabia: 600 Lashes, 7 Years for Activist

Atheer Al-Ani
NRW, Germany

Aug 6, 2013 — (Beirut) – A Jeddah court on July 29, 2013, convicted a liberal activist of violating Saudi Arabia’s anti-cybercrime law and sentenced him to 600 lashes and seven years in prison. The Criminal Court found Raif Badawi, the founder of the Free Saudi Liberals website, guilty of insulting Islam through his website and in comments he made on television... more at: