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Raif Badawi

Raif Badawi is a Saudi Arabian human rights activist and blogger. In November 2014 he was sentenced to ten years in prison, a fine and 1000 lashes for insulting Islam.

Badawi has been in prison since 2012 and is one of Saudi Arabia's most high profile political prisoners. In 2015, DW awarded Badawi its inaugural Freedom of Speech prize. Activists and governments from around the world have protested against his sentence. This is a collection of our latest content on Saudi Arabian writer.

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