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Raif Badawi

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 1509, tabled on 9 June 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government has made to the government of Saudi Arabia on the sentence on Raif Badawi; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

15 June 2015

We are extremely concerned that Raif Badawi’s sentence has been upheld by the Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia. However we understand that this case is under active consideration in the Saudi Supreme Court and we will continue to watch it closely. We have raised this case at the most senior levels bilaterally with the Saudi Arabian government.

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