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Saudi Government Denies Medicine to Religious Prisoner of Conscience

Discussion in 'Religious News' started by danieldemol, Sep 21, 2019.

  1. danieldemol

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    ‘WASHINGTON DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) condemns Saudi Arabia’s intensified mistreatment of religious prisoner of conscience Raif Badawi. The Saudi government has denied Badawi access to books and to crucial medicine, and he has declared a hunger strike in protest. Saudi Arabia arrested Badawi in 2012 on charges of “apostasy” and insulting Islam. USCIRF has advocated for Saudi Arabia to release Raif Badawi since 2013 and recommended that Congress and the administration continue do the same in its 2019 annual report.’

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