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Saudi Arabia: Further information: Despite medical committee, Raif remains at risk: Raif Badawi

, Index number: MDE 23/0008/2015

Although Raif Badawi’s scheduled public flogging on Friday 23 January was not carried out, the prison doctor who examined Raif Badawi that morning argued he was fit to be flogged. This is in direct contradiction to the recommendation of a medical committee only two days earlier. He continues to be at risk of receiving the remaining 950 lashes.

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