THE INDEPENDANT – UK – The wife of jailed Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi has described the “torture” of being unable to help her husband as he was publicly flogged.
Ensaf Haidar had fled her home country to seek refuge with their three children when the first part of the brutal sentence of 1,000 lashes was carried out.
In her book, Raif Badawi, The Voice of Freedom: My Husband, Our Story, she described turning on the television to see her husband’s punishment on the news, before finding a video circulating on the internet.
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