Flogged blogger Badawi wins EU rights prize

October 29, 2015 11:41 AM

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Flogged blogger Badawi wins EU rights prize

Gets Sakharov Prize for human rights for being a symbol of the fight for freedom of speech.

A Saudi blogger sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Muslim clerics has won the European Union’s prestigious Sakharov Prize for human rights.

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