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Free Saudi Liberals Editor Gets Jail Time and 600 Lashes

  • Aired: 1/4/2013
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Raif Badawi is the editor and founder of a site called Free Saudi Liberals where he wrote about the role of religion in Saudi Arabia. He was charged last June of cyber crime and of disobeying his father. On Wednesday he was sentenced to seven years in jail and 600 lashes for his actions. We sat down with human rights activist Waleed Abu Alkhair to find out more.

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