The married man was caught having an affair with a married woman.
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Photos of the Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend, which draws in kinksters and a wide range of leather enthusiasts to socialize and engage in workshops focusing on pet play, rope bondage, electro-play, flogging, power exchange, and more.
Drinking booze is forbidden in the Kingdom and getting caught with a drink can land you in jail for years.
Badawi was chosen from among nominees including murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, political prisoners in Venezuela, and Edna Adan Ismail, a Somali activist who campaigns against FGM.
Karl Andree, 74, was jailed for 12 months in August last year but remains in prison awaiting further punishment for breaking strict Saudi laws prohibiting alcohol after police found the wine in his car.
A spokesperson for the imprisoned activist's family told VICE News they were "devastated," and scared his health problems meant he wouldn't be able to handle another round of lashes.
"I had a client who wanted me covered in as many clothespins as he could clamp on. The entire session was spent with him counting the number of pins he could attach to my skin."
The man is said to have filmed the beheading last week, which circulated on social media and drew criticism from human rights activists.