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Ensaf Haidar

President Cofounder, Raif Badawi Foundation for Freedom (RBFF); Author, "Raif Badawi, The Voice of Freedom: My Husband, Our Story"

Ensaf Haidar, President Cofounder, Raif Badawi Foundation for Freedom (RBFF), is the author of a new book Raif Badawi, The Voice of Freedom: My Husband, Our Story (Other Press)
Sébastien Vachon

My Husband Is In Prison For Exercising His Freedom Of Expression

Freedom of expression has cost my husband, Raif Badawi, his own freedom. As we speak, he is locked inside a small cell in a remote prison in Saudi Arabia; a country where censorship prevails. A country, my country, which views women as second class citizens. A country, my husband's country, that he so loves -- all of its land, its women and men, his love of his country, which extends right up to the doors of Shura, which is set on ruining the aspirations of an entire people. A country where the young are choking in a whisper that should be a scream.
12/14/2015 10:05 EST