said that Ostad later postponed the interview, citing an upcoming trip.
Ontario (Canada) [India], Jul 2 ( ANI ): Ensaf
Haidar, the wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has requested the Ontario premier Doug Ford to ban 'burqa' in public places.
In the statement, Ensaf
Haidar calls on the Human Rights Council, the very body "charged with the protection and promotion of human rights" internationally, to pressure Saudi Arabia to release Raif Badawi and all those like him, "jailed and mistreated for standing up for the human rights of all." She said her husband's only crime was to call for freedom of opinion and expression in his country, and that those who have the power to defend freedom but do not will be burdened by their conscience forever more.
The 18-year-old Raif who was intoxicated by Ensaf
's voice was not the world famous human rights campaigner currently locked up in a Saudi jail.
Raif's wife, Ensaf
Haidar, took to her Twitter account Tuesday to report about her sister-in-law's arrest.
Haidar said her husband had been on strike since Tuesday; she pleaded for him to be pardoned.
His wife Ensaf
and their three children - Terad, Najwa and Miriyam - do not deserve to be robbed of their husband and father.
"He's in a poor condition," the magazine quoted his wife, Ensaf
Haidar, as saying, adding that her husband suffered from high blood pressure and that he was mentally very stressed.
Haidar, Badawi's wife, also said that the father-of-three is "in a poor condition" and that he is suffering from high blood pressure.
A session last Friday was also deferred, said his wife Ensaf
Amnesty International mounted a strong campaign on his behalf, assisted by his wife, Ensaf
Haidar, who has fled to Canada with the couple's three children.
While society avoids talking about child molestation, and considers it a taboo, 34-year-old Ensaf
Abdulsalam is brave enough to break that silence.