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February 2015

Poetry Under Attack: An evening in support of imprisoned Qatari poet Mohammad al-Ajami

February 27 @ 7:00 pm
Amnesty International presents 'Recording the Truth'

Join poets from around the world to celebrate poetry and our right to freedom of expression Poets across the Middle East are facing persecution. Join us to hear, among others: • Imtiaz Dharker, winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for poetry • Sabrina Mahfouz, poet and artist • John Paul O’Neill, slam poet • Dr Ghanim al-Najjar Kuwaiti, academic and activist • Karim Abid, poet and storyteller • Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, poet This event marks two years since an appeal court upheld…

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