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Verdict upheld against blogger Raif Badawi

the lashes suspended on January 9th, 2015

Saudi supreme court confirms the punishment of 1000 lashes and 10 years in prison for the blogger Raif Badawi, first convicted on May 7th, 2014. "Prisoner of conscience" according to Amnesty International, the first 50 lashes in Gedda on January could become the start of a new series of acts of violence, starting from June 12th.

8 June 2015

Gariwo, the gardens of the Righteous

a non-profit organization in the service of memory

The Committee's aim is to heighten awareness and interest in the figures and the tales of the Righteous through public events, the use of the media, our Website and the social networks.
It has been active since 1999 but it was officially set up in 2001 as Gardens of the Righteous Worldwide Committee-Gariwo and in 2009 it became a non-profit organization. It is chaired by Gabriele Nissim.

Its activities are supported by an International Scientific Committee formed by prominent personalities.


Headquarters via G. Boccaccio, 47 - 20123 Milano - Italy
tel. +39 02 36707648
fax +39 02 36513811
e-mail info@gariwo.net