Press Release Archives for January, 2015

Center for Inquiry to Obama: Tell Saudis to Free Raif Badawi

January 26, 2015

The Center for Inquiry called upon President Obama to press for the freedom of Raif Badawi and other imprisoned dissidents when the president meets with new Saudi King Salman on Tuesday. CFI, an organization that advocates for science, reason, and secularism, has been working to free Badawi since his …Full Release »

First of 1000 Lashes to be Inflicted on Saudi Dissident Tomorrow, CFI Demands His Release

January 08, 2015

Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian human rights activist serving a decade in prison for “insulting Islam” and running a liberal website, will begin to suffer the first 50 of his 1000 lashes tomorrow morning, the Center for Inquiry has learned. CFI demands that the Saudi Arabian government end this …Full Release »