Raif Awarded The Honour Of The City of Strasbourg
Ensaf Haidar, wife of Raif Badawi, attended Strasbourg, France, today to collect The Medal of honour of the City of Strasbourg on behalf of her imprisoned husband.
The ceremony, presided over by The Mayor of Strasbourg, Roland Ries, took place on Wednesday September 9th at Hotel de Ville, Strasbourg.
In attendance were Nawel Rafik-Elmrini, Deputy in Charge of international relations at the UN, and Christophe Deloire, Secretary General of reporters Without Borders.
Through this award, the City of Strasbourg, European Capital of democracy and human rights, adds significant force to the international campaign calling for clemency from the Saudi authorities and the cancellation of raif's cruel and inhumane sentence.