1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think

byRaif BadawiForeword byLawrence M. KraussEditorConstantin Schreiber

August 15, 2015|
1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think by Raif Badawi
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"Raif Badawi''s is an important voice for all of us to hear"— Salman Rushdie

Raif Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger, shared his thoughts on politics, religion, and liberalism online. He was sentenced to 1,000 lashes, ten years in prison, and a fine of 1 million Saudi Riyal, over a quarter of a million U.S. dollars. This politically topical polemic gathers together Badawi’s pivotal texts. He expresses his opinions on life in an autocratic-Islamic state under the Sharia and his perception of freedom of expression, human and civil rights, tolerance and the necessary separation of state and religion.
Raif Badawi is a Saudi Arabian writer and activist and the creator of the website Free Saudi Liberals. He was arrested in 2012 on a charge of insulting Islam through electronic channels and brought to court on several charges including apostasy. He was sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes in 2013, then resentenced to 1,000...
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Title:1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:80 pages, 7.5 X 4.5 X 0.28 in
Shipping dimensions:80 pages, 7.5 X 4.5 X 0.28 in
Published:August 15, 2015
Publisher:Greystone Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771642095

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