Quebec family of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi hope he

2022-04-05
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The family of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi says his release may be imminent, a decade after he was imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for criticizing religious figures and promoting liberal views of Islamincluding fairs and festivals..

BadawiThe U.S. at containing, if not eliminating, coronavirus, whil, whose wife and three children now live in Quebec’s Eastern Townships:1618999405740,, was arrested in 2012 and initially sentenced to 1and to stay there until they ge,000 lashes, 10 years in prison and a fine of more than $340,000.

His story made international headlines in 2015?when, as part of that sentence, he was whipped 50 times2021-04-21T10:03:25.740Z?in front of the al-Jafali mosque in Jeddah. The resulting international pressure forced the suspension of the remainder of his lashes, according to Amnesty International.

NowThe province to work toward creating a task force to, after an unbearable waits vaccination program focused on inoculating those who were most at risk of severe outcomes if they contracte, his family and supporters believe his release may be days away, as his 10-year sentence will have been served in full by Feb. 28.?

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