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Saudi netizen's whipping could begin Friday

Reporters without borders
The Saudi authorities may begin tomorrow (Friday) to carry out the public whipping to which website creator Raef Badawi was sentenced in November, Reporters Without Borders has learned from his wife, Ensaf Haidar, who is now a refugee in Canada. Reporters Without Borders has repeatedly condemned the barbaric nature of this punishment ever since Badawi was sentenced to ten years in prison and 1,000 lashes on 5 November. If the authorities go ahead as Badawi's wife believes, tomorrow will (...)

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