Saudi blogger await new corporal punishment

World October 19, 2016 05:48

montreal - The blogger Raif Badawi which is in Saudi Arabia caught waiting for a new round of corporal punishment. Which reported Tuesday Raif Badawi Foundation, a Canadian organization that advocates for the release of the blogger.

Evelyne Abitbol which the organization has established together with the wife of Badawi, Ensaf Haidar, reported Tuesday in Montreal that soon gets back corporal punishment according to reliable sources in Saudi Arabia Badawi. In 2014, the now 32-year-old blogger was sentenced to ten years in prison and a thousand lashes for violating the technology laws and insulting Islam.

When Badawi was being given corporal punishment source not disclosed exactly. ' Unfortunately, it can happen any time, '' Abitbol told.

Condemning the Saudi government was likely to rise strongly criticized by human rights organizations. Badawi's wife, who has been granted asylum in Canada, has called on countries that have ties to mediate with Saudi Arabia for the blogger.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, St├ęphane Dion, said that his ministry investigate the rumors and called on the Saudi government to Badawi to visit his family in Canada. ' We are trying to get the most accurate information, because if this information is correct, then it is quite disgraceful. Canada condemns this kind of corporal punishment completely. ''

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