Volokh reports that:

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi flogged and jailed for ‘insulting Islam’

50 lashes today (Jan 9), 50 more each week for 19 weeks, plus 10 years in jail.

Hundreds of thousands of people parading in France this week, not one of them will lift a finger to stop the flogging of this blogger and really defend freedom of speech. And of course, Saudi Arabia is counted among the great friends of the US and France…