/R E P E A T -- Press invitation - Raif Badawi's imprisonment - New initiative concerning the blogger Raif Badawi/

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to a press conference to announce the launch of a new initiative concerning the blogger Raif Badawi.

Raif Badawi's wife, Ensaf Haidar, will participate in the press conference via a live webcast.

Raif Badawi has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since June 2012 and charged with apostasy and insulting Islam. Mr. Badawi was sentenced to 1000 lashes as he campaigned for the freedom of conscience and expression in his country. Since 2013, his family was granted political asylum in Quebec.


Who : 

  • Ensaf Haidar, wife of jailed blogger Raif Badawi (via webcast);
  • Evelyne Abitbol, Consultant – Public Affairs and Communications;
  • Marc-Antoine Cloutier, Chair of Juripop Legal Clinic;
  • Julien David-Pelletier, Executive Director of Juripop Legal Clinic.

Where :

Centre St-Pierre
Salle Ronald Asselin (salle 204)
1212, rue Panet
Montréal (Québec) H2L 2Y7

When :

Friday september 11 2015, 10AM


SOURCE Proches de Raif Badawi

For further information: Isabelle Pelletier, Coopérative Belvédère communication, ipelletier@coopbelvedere.com, 514-238-4178

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