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Saudi blogger released from prison after 10 years

Raif Badawi served a 10-year sentence after being convicted of insulting Islam and breaking Saudi Arabia's technology laws.

Saudi blogger released from prison after 10 years

Imprisoned Saudi blogger starts hunger strike

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, who was convicted of insulting Islam, has been on a hunger strike since Tuesday.

Imprisoned Saudi blogger starts hunger strike

Jailed Saudi blogger wins EU human rights prize

Raif Badawi, imprisoned in 2012 for 'insulting Islam,' awarded European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov Prize.

Jailed Saudi blogger wins EU human rights prize

Jailed Saudi Blogger Wins Free-Speech Prize

Raif Badawi, who was accused of insulting Islam, awarded the PEN Pinter Prize.

Jailed Saudi Blogger Wins Free-Speech Prize

Swedish FM Blasts 'Medieval' Saudi Arabia

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom accuses Saudi Arabia of handing a "medieval" punishment to blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes.

Swedish Foreign Minister Blasts 'Medieval' Saudi Arabia

Saudi Court Upholds Sentence for Blogger

Saudi Arabia's supreme court upholds a sentence of 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes against blogger Raif Badawi.

Saudi Court Upholds Sentence for Blogger who 'Insulted Islam'

Flogging of Saudi Blogger Postponed

Saudi Arabia postpones the flogging of blogger Raif Badawi for the second week running.

Flogging of Saudi Blogger who 'Insulted Islam' Postponed

Saudi Blogger to be Publicly Flogged

Raif Badawi, a Saudi blogger who was sentenced to flogging for insulting Islam, will be publicly flogged after Friday prayers.

Saudi Blogger to be Publicly Flogged for 'Insulting Islam'