Blogger Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia for Insulting Islam

Blogger Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia for Insulting Islam

Sharia law, Saudi Arabian style:

A judge in Saudi Arabia has recommended that imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi go before a high court on a charge of apostasy, which would carry the death penalty upon conviction, according to Badawi’s wife.
Ensaf Haidar initially told CNN on Wednesday that her husband had been sentenced to death.

She later clarified to CNN that a judge has recommended he be tried for denouncing Islam, or apostasy. Apostasy carries the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, according to Amnesty International.

This is what is desired by the person holding the signs below:

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Sharia law is the enemy of freedom. It really is that simple.

Hat Tip: Weasel Zippers

Duane Lester

Duane Lester is co-founder of All American Blogger, and the primary writer. Following graduation, Duane entered the United States Navy as a journalist. He spent five years touring the world, reporting on local news and sports. Following his enlistment, Duane spent almost 10 years working with adjudicated youth in residential treatment environments. Duane discovered politics after September 11. He credits Erich "Mancow" Muller for opening his eyes to his conservative beliefs. Since then, Duane has devoured books and literature on politics, reading everything he can from Adam Smith to Larry Elder to Thomas Sowell. He refers to his style of politics as "conserva-tarian", a mixture of conservative and libertarian beliefs.

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