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Reading for Ashraf Fayadh at Literato

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Reading for Ashraf Fayadh at Literato

Photograph of the audience listening to speakers at a protest event co-organised by the Nicaraguan Centre to show solidarity with Ashraf Fayadh, a Palestinian poet, artist, and curator living in Saudi Arabia, who was sentenced to eight years in prison and 800 lashes on charges of apostasy on 2 February 2014. This event was held as part of a demonstration of global solidarity for Fayadh co-ordinated by the International Literature Festival in Berlin, which consisted of 120 poetry readings taking place worldwide simultaneously on 14 January 2016. This particular ever was held at Literato, a book shop based in Managua.

Reading for Ashraf Fayadh at Literato

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Recital para Ashraf Fayadh en Literato

Fotografía del público escuchando los ponentes de un evento de protesta coorganizado por el Centro Nicaragüense para mostrar solidaridad con el poeta, artista y comisario palestino Ashraf Fayadh, que fue sentenciado a ocho años de prisión y a 800 latigazos en Arabia Saudí, donde reside, condenado por apotasia, el 2 de febrero de 2014. El evento fue parte de una campaña global de solidaridad con Fayadh coorganizada por el Festival de Literatura de Berlín, que consistió en 120 recitales de poesía sucediendo a la vez desde diferentes partes del mundo, el 14 de febrero de 2016. Este encuentro en particular tuvo lugar en Literato, una librería de Managua.

Date:

14/01/2016

Creator:

Nicaraguan Centre

Centre:

Nicaraguan Centre  (PEN Nicaragua)

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