Ensaf Haidar was born in 1975 in Jizan, Saudi Arabia. Against the will of her family she married Raif Badawi in 2002. When Raif was imprisoned, Ensaf and their children escaped from Saudi Arabia and were finally granted asylum in Canada. Since then Ensaf has been desperately fighting to free her husband and raise awareness of Raif’s story across the world. She is the president and Cofounder of the Raif Badawi Foundation for Freedom (RBFF).