Advocates ‘internationalize’ the fight to free Raif Badawi from Saudi prison

MONTREAL — More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments in an effort to secure his release as Saudi Arabia prepares to host next year’s G-20 meeting. Irwin Cotler, a human rights lawyer and former federal justice minister who represents the family internationally, says advocates for Badawi … Continue reading Advocates ‘internationalize’ the fight to free Raif Badawi from Saudi prison