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Rights Activist: Corporal Punishment and Ensaf Haidar

rights activist: Since her husband's arrest, Haidar has met with leaders in Canada and around the world while campaigning for his release, according to Toronto Star. Paul Chiasson / THE CANADIAN PRESS File Photo The human rights activist could be seen raising her arms and waving to a cheering crowd as her name was called, according to video of the ceremony published on social media. Ensaf Haidar and her three children took the oath of citizenship in a Canada Day ceremony on Sunday in Sherbrooke, Que. She later took to Twitter to declare, Now I can say that I'm a proud Canadian. Article Continued Below He received 50 lashes in January 2015 during a public flogging but is not believed to have received any more corporal punishment since then. Badawi was arrested on June 17, 2012, and later sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail for his criticism of Saudi clerics. ( As reported in the news.