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Medical expert: Repeated floggings of Saudi Arabian blogger may cause long-term damage

Headline Title:  Medical expert: Repeated floggings of Saudi Arabian blogger may cause long-term damage 29 January 2015  Further floggings of Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi could cause debilitating long-term physical and mental damage, a medical expert from the charity Freedom from Torture has warned in a report commissioned by Amnesty International.  Authorities in the Kingdom caused an international outrage earlier this month when Raif Badawi was flogged 50 times for creating and managing an online forum for public debate and “insulting Islam”. Medical experts…

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