Ensaf Haidar, wife of the jailed Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi, shows a portrait of her husband as he is awarded a human rights prize. (Photo: Christian Lutz/AP)Trudeau's remarks come despite the fact that when he was opposition leader some of his MPs, including Dion, called on then-prime minister Stephen Harper to personally call the Saudi king. Badawi is not a Canadian citizen but his wife and three children live in Quebec. His spouse, Ensaf Haidar, has asked Trudeau to take up her husband's case so he can join his family in Canada.
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