By Raif Badawi
Raif Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger, shared his recommendations on politics, faith, and liberalism on-line. He used to be sentenced to 1,000 lashes, ten years in legal, and a good of one million Saudi Riyal, over 1 / 4 of one million U.S. cash. This politically topical polemic gathers jointly Badawi’s pivotal texts. He expresses his reviews on lifestyles in an autocratic-Islamic country lower than the Sharia and his conception of freedom of expression, human and civil rights, tolerance and the mandatory separation of country and faith.
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1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think by Raif Badawi