It has been Five years since the Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi was jailed by Saudi Arabia for having the audacity to be critical of Saudi Arabia. This is as Saudi Arabia continues onward with its' bullying efforts to sideline Qatar and as the United Arab Emirates states that the Qatar blockade will last for years. We salute his courage as we also salute Human Rights watch for remembering him.
Prize-winning Saudi blogger @Raif_Badawi marks 5 years in prison for writing critically of Saudi politics & society. https://t.co/3de2iVK9L9 pic.twitter.com/Q6pBwLABhD— Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) June 18, 2017