Prince Charles with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud
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Prince Charles raises Raif Badawi blogger case in Saudi Arabia

The Prince of Wales has raised the issue of jailed blogger Raif Badawi during his first meeting with Saudi Arabia's new king.

Prince Charles had been urged by human rights campaigners to discuss the case during his visit.

Saudi blogger Mr Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for "insulting Islam".

The detail of what was said during the private talk between the prince and King Salman has not been revealed.

Nicholas Witchell reports from Riyadh.

  • 10 Feb 2015
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