Saudis 'to review' flogging of blogger Raif Badawi - BBC News

Saudis 'to review' flogging of blogger Raif Badawi - BBC News

The case of a Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes has been referred to the Supreme Court by the king's office, the BBC has learned.
Blogger Raif Badawi's wife said the referral, made before he was flogged 50 times last Friday, gave him hope that officials would end his punishment.
A second round of lashings was postponed for medical reasons.

 Read the full article here on The BBC, including a video interview with family spokewoman Dr. Elham Manea

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