S.E. Dr. Rayed Khaled a. Krimly, Ambasciatore del Regno in Italia Ambasciata dell’Arabia Saudita Via G.B. Pergolesi, 9 - 00198 Roma Tel. 06844851 - Fax 068551781 E-mail: [email protected] Your Excellency, I am writing to You as supporter of Amnesty International, the non-governmental organization which, since 1961, has been working in defense of human rights, wherever in the world they are violated. I call on You to put a stop to any further flogging of Raif Badawi and to release him immediately and unconditionally, as he is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for exercising his right to freedom of expression. I urge on You to ensure that his conviction and sentence are quashed. Finally, I call on You to release Suliaman al-Rashudi, Abdullah al-Hamid, Mohammed al-Qahtani, Abdulaziz al-Khodr, Mohammed al-Bajadi, Fowzan al-Harbi, Abdulrahman al-Hamid, Saleh alAshwan, Omar al-Sa'id, Loujain al-Hathloul, Waleed Abu al-Khair immediately and unconditionally, as they are a prisoners of conscience, detained solely for exercising their right to freedom of expression. Thank You for your attention.