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CRACKS IN THE SKIN – Ashraf Fayadh THE POET IN PRISON

Cracks in the skin, a poem written by Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh from a Saudi Arabian jail

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Saudi Arabia: Elected to the UN Commission on the Status of Women

“Dozens of Saudi women have told Human Rights Watch that the male guardianship system is the most significant impediment to realizing women’s rights in the country, effectively leaving adult women legal minors who cannot make key decisions for themselves.” (Human

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Ashraf Fayadh, poet… NOT FORGOTTEN

Ashraf Fayadh, imprisoned stateless-Palestinian poet, is this year’s joint winner (with Malini Subramaniam, an award-winning Indian investigative journalist) of Pen International’s 2017 Oxfam Novib/PEN Awards for Freedom of Expression

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Ashraf Fayadh: STILL IMPRISONED

Thursday, July 28, 2016 has been named A DAY OF CREATIVITY for Palestinian poet and artist Ashraf Fayadh, originally arrested in 2013 in Abha, in southwest Saudi Arabia, imprisoned in January 2014 and sentenced to death in November 2015

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Make Noise & Beauty on July 28, a Day of Creativity for Ashraf Fayadh

An open letter from poet-activist Mona Kareem and ArabLit editor M Lynx Qualey

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New Theatre: ‘The Several Beheadings of Ashraf Fayadh’

If you’re in London, you have an opportunity to drop in on a reading of Hassan Abdulrazzak‘s new short play, The Several Beheadings of Ashraf Fayadh

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 Ashraf Fayadh: Hell on Earth

There is much should concern us here as well as reminding us of the turbulent life of the Turkish communist poet Nazim Hikmet who spent most of his life either in prison or in exile

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Ashraf Fayadh’s Death Sentence Repealed; New Ruling Sentences Poet to 8 Years, 800 Lashes

The appeal of Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh — who was facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia — was heard today: The higher court reversed the previous death-sentence ruling and replaced it with eight years, eight hundred lashes, and public

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Saudi Arabia and the prequel of the endless War

Where there is oil there is wealth. Where there is wealth there is corruptive power. Where there are oil and weapons, the situation becomes incandescent: Saudi Arabia is the fourth country in the world for military spending, over $ 80 billion in 2014

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