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Saudi Arabia - Saudi court confirms flogging, shows contempt for human dignity

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Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the Saudi supreme court's irrevocable decision today to confirm the sentence of 1,000 lashes imposed on blogger Raif Badawi on a charge of insulting Islam. The decision testifies to the Saudi regime's contempt for human dignity and indifference to international outrage. The court also confirmed Raif Badawi's 10-year jail term and ban on leaving the country for ten years on completing his prison sentence. Winner of the 2014 Reporters Without Borders (...)

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