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Mohammed Ibn al-Dheeb al-Ajami

[Qatar] Poet’s life sentence reduced

English PEN joins the Writers in Prison Committee of PEN International in continuing to protest the detention of poet Mohammed Ibn al-Dheeb al-Ajami, whose life sentence for a critical poem was reduced to fifteen years on 25 February 2013. A final ruling by the Supreme Court is expected within 30 days. PEN considers al-Ajami to

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