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Saudi blogger Raif Badawi released after 10 years in prison

After 10 years in prison for "insulting Islam," Saudi blogger and human rights activist Raif Badawi, who has become a symbol of freedom of expression around the world, was released on Friday. "Raif Badawi, human rights defender in Saudi Arabia, has finally been released!"
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Raif Badawi: Saudi blogger freed after decade in prison

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi - jailed and sentenced to 1,000 lashes for "insulting Islam online" - has been freed, his wife says. "Raif called me. He is free," Ensaf Haidar told AFP news agency from Canada, where she fled with the couple's three children. The blogger's first 50 lashes caused...
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Raif Badawi freed from Saudi prison | CBC News

The Quebec family of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has confirmed he has been released from Saudi prison, 10 years after he was jailed for criticizing religious figures and promoting liberal views of Islam. “After 10 years in prison, Raif is free!” Ensaf Haidar, Badawi’s wife, tweeted, Friday. Haidar,...
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Saudi blogger Raif Badawi freed from prison after a decade, wife says

After a decade in a Saudi prison, blogger and activist Raif Badawi was released Friday, his Quebec-based wife confirmed. Ensaf Haidar, who lives with the couple’s three children in Sherbrooke, Que., tweeted that Badawi “is free.”. “.Raifisfree After 10 years in prison,” she wrote on the social media...