British expat due to be flogged in Saudi is freed
A British man who was due to receive 350 lashes as a punishment for possession of alcohol in Saudi Arabia is to be released within a few days.
Karl Andree, 74, has already served a year in prison after homemade wine was found in his car. His sentence caused huge controversy as it heaped attention on Saudi’s widely-criticized human rights record. Read more: theguardian.co.uk