Shock, outrage as Saudi Arabia sentences Palestinian poet to death
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Publisher:  PEN International
Date Written:  27/11/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18448

PEN International, English PEN and PEN American Center strongly condemn the Saudi Arabian authorities' decision to sentence Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh to death for apostasy, and call for his immediate release.

Abstract:  PEN International, English PEN and PEN American Center strongly condemn the Saudi Arabian authorities' decision to sentence Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh to death for apostasy, and call for his immediate release.

PEN is appalled at the news that Ashraf Fayadh, a poet and member of British-Saudi art organisation Edge of Arabia, has been sentenced to death. According to reports, Fayadh, originally sentenced to four years in prison and 800 lashes in May 2014, is now due to be executed following...
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