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Saturday, December 01, 2012
Poet Imprisoned for Life
A shocking verdict of life imprisonment for poet Muhammad Ibn al-Dheeb al-Ajami, from Qatar, a country which has been helping other countries become more democratic and prides itself on freedom of expression (Doherty 2012). The poet Ajami celebrated the Arab Spring revolt that toppled four dictators in his poem Jasmine posted on YouTube... Read more at Reuters.