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Saudi Arabia: Prison and 1,000 lashes for setting up a website: Raif Badawi: Write for Rights case card

, Index number: MDE 23/017/2014

Raif Badawi was jailed for 10 years in May 2014. He was charged with creating the ‘Saudi Arabian Liberals’ website and insulting Islam. His sentence also included 1,000 lashes, a 10-year travel ban, and a ban on appearing on media outlets. Demand action – write to the King of Saudi Arabia and urge him to release Raif Badawi.

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