Supporter with a poster of Raif Badawi
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Calls to spare Saudi blogger Badawi from public flogging

There are new calls for western governments to demand the release of Raif Badawi, who has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Saudi Arabia, and 1,000 lashes.

Badawi is a blogger who has written critical pieces about the Saudi government.

He has been told he will receive another 50 lashes on Friday.

Lucy Manning reports.

  • 15 Jan 2015
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