Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:
The wife of the Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has accepted in the European Parliament in Strasbourg the Sakharov Human Rights Prize for 2015. The award was given to Badawi, but he could not attend the ceremony. He is in Saudi Arabia in prison.
Abdullah al-Zaher: Saudi Arabia is about to behead a teenage boy for attending a protest aged 15. Campaigners say Abdullah is the youngest in a group of juvenile offenders sentenced to death as part of a crackdown on political dissent: here.
Two countries had no idea they were in Saudi Arabia’s Muslim coalition to fight terrorism. Pakistan has refrained from joining in others’ military exploits, instead reaffirming its position of non-involvement in Middle Eastern conflicts: here.