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Saudi Arabia

Leaders urged to intercede on behalf of Saudi blogger

Badawi could easily be flogged again tomorrow (Friday), while his wife has reported that he is to be retried by Saudi Arabia’s supreme court. A (...)

Published on 26 March 2015 Read

Saudi Arabia

Concern about blogger’s condition after second flogging postponed

Sentenced to ten years in prison and 1,000 lashes last November, the young blogger was due to receive the second round of 50 lashes after Friday (...)

Published on 16 January 2015 Read

Saudi Arabia

Saudi netizen’s whipping could begin Friday

Reporters Without Borders has repeatedly condemned the barbaric nature of this punishment ever since Badawi was sentenced to ten years in prison (...)

Published on 8 January 2015 Read

Saudi Arabia

RWB appeals to King Abdullah to pardon jailed citizen-journalist

At the end of an unfair trial, a Riyadh court sentenced Badawi on 1 September to ten years in prison, a fine of 1 million riyals, and a ban on (...)

Published on 9 December 2014 Read

Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities continue witchhunt against netizens

Mikhlif Al-Shammari, a well-known writer and activist who has been the target of repeated judicial persecution, was sentenced on 3 November by a (...)

Published on 12 November 2014 Read

Saudi Arabia

Court upholds 10-year sentence for Saudi cyber-activist

Badawi is the co-founder of the website Liberal Saudi Network, an online discussion forum aimed at encouraging political and social debate in (...)

Published on 30 September 2014 Read

Saudi Arabia

Seven-year jail term for Saudi photographer

Reporters Without Borders condemns the seven-year jail term that a Jeddah criminal court specializing in national security and terrorism passed (...)

Published on 24 July 2014 Read

Saudi Arabia

Long jail terms for two more Saudi human rights defenders

“These human rights defenders are paying a high price for their commitment to the fundamental freedom flouted by the Saudi regime,” said Reporters (...)

Published on 8 July 2014 Read

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