MONTREAL GAZETTE – Actors, activists and media personalities gathered Friday night in Montreal to celebrate the 32nd birthday of Raif Badawi, imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for his writing.
A number of actors, including Guylaine Tremblay, read the jailed blogger’s writing at the event.
Ensaf Haidar, the wife of Badawi who lives in the Eastern Townships as a refugee with their children, was present for the night of readings. The proceeds of the event went to the Fondation Raïf Badawi pour la liberté.
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