Greystone signs imprisoned Saudi blogger

Greystone signs imprisoned Saudi blogger

Greystone Books has acquired 1,000 Lashes, a collection of writings by imprisoned Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi.

The blogger was was sentenced to 1,000 lashes by the Saudi authorities last year, and is currently serving a prison sentence.

The book will be published in the UK in July, with proceeds donated to a non-profit organisation that is working to support the author.

Greystone has acquired world English language rights in the book.