Saudi blogger Raif Badawi set to receive second round of lashes after Islam criticism

January 15, 2015 10:22 PM

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The Saudi blogger who faces a punishment of 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison because he criticized Islam is set to receive the second round of his torturous sentence on Friday.

Raif Badawi was brought to a public square in Jiddah last week and flogged 50 times. He was sentenced last May after criticizing Saudi Arabia's powerful clerics on a liberal blog.

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