A week ago, Raif Badawi received the EU's Sakharov human rights prize for his courageous efforts at promoting free speech in Saudi Arabia. Now, his wife says he's on a hunger strike... his condition, worsening by the day.
The Saudi government will apparently resume the lashing punishment against blogger Raif Badawi. The Raif Badawi Foundation announced it had received this news from a "private source."
He's a blogger, a regime critic, a father, and a longstanding prisoner in Saudi Arabia - Raif Badawi's life has many facets. Now, the European Parliament has honored his efforts with a significant award.
Saudi Arabia reportedly wants to resume its corporal punishment against detained blogger Raif Badawi. In an interview with DW, his wife Ensaf Haidar, opens up about her fears.
A top human rights prize goes to Saudi-blogger Raif Badawi. Previous winners include Nobel Peace Prize laureates Aung San Suu Kyi and Nelson Mandela.
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