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Postponement of Raif Badawi flogging on medical grounds exposes shocking brutality of punishment

Headline Title:  Postponement of flogging on medical grounds exposes shocking brutality of punishment 16 January 2015 Amnesty International has received information indicating that the flogging of Raif Badawi has not been carried out today on medical grounds.Raif Badawi was removed from his jail cell this morning and taken to the prison clinic for a medical check-up before his sentence was due to be carried out. The doctor concluded that the wounds had not yet healed properly and that he would not be able to withstand another round of lashes at this time. He recommended that the flogging…

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