Posts Tagged: Arabic Literature (in English)

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Ahmed Naji’s The Plant

Novelist and journalist Ahmed Naji has now served more than nine months of his two-year prison sentence for ‘violating public modesty’. The charge relates to the the publication of excerpts from his 2014 novel Istikhdam al-Hayat (The Use of Life) in Akhbar al-Adab magazine, also in 2014. Two motions for a stay of implementation of Naji’s

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