Dialogue blurred by Saudi Arabia’s rigor
March 5 th, 2015
On February 6, the Austrian Greens activists demonstrated outside the Sturany palace in Vienna for the release of the young Saudi blogger RaifBadawi. The ancient statues on the façade andthe fresco of Gustav Klimt on the floor make Sturany palace one of the jewels of the Ringstrasse, the Champs Elysees Viennese. It has also been an embarrassment for months for the Austrian government, as part of a political and diplomatic drama under the banner of ‘religious freedom’, an extremely sensitive question in the Muslim world.
The youngest Microsoft graduate made headline news in British newspapers. Ayan Qureshi (5) poses next to his computer
Carla Bruniproduced the French version of Bob Geldof’s Band Aid,