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Saudis Behaving Badly: Beheading For Protesting?; 350 Lashes For Making Homemade Wine?

Oct 14th, 2015 | By

The mother of a teenage Saudi protester sentenced to crucifixion has begged Barack Obama to intervene to save her son’s life. In her first interview with foreign media, Nusra al-Ahmed, the mother of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, whose case has reverberated around the world, described the intended punishment as “savage” and “backwards in the extreme”.