Sean McGuire at My Secret Atheist Blog has announced exciting news from Norway.
Jailed Saudi activist blogger Raif Badawi along with his currently jailed lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair have been officially nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Raif Badawi and Waleed Abu al-Khair’s nomination was announced on the “Free Raif Badawi” Facebook page 7 hours ago.
Feb 1, 2015 — Dear friends, we are very happy to announce that both Raif Badawi and Waleed Abu al-Khair are officially nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2015!!! Nominators were Norwegian MP’s Karin Andersen and Snorre Valen!
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However, a nomination is just the beginning of the process. The names of the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize are not announced until October, but before that, world wide support is sure to motivate the Nobel Committee to choose Raif Badawi and Waleed Abu al-Khair. Signing the Change.org petition is one way to show support.
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