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Solidarity with Ashraf Fayadh in Mexico City

© Pascual Borzelli
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© Pascual Borzelli

Solidarity with Ashraf Fayadh in Mexico City

Photograph of the audience at a protest event held for 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 organised by the Mexican Centre 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. The particular event seen here was held at Casa Refugio Citlaltépetl in Mexico City. This photograph was taken by Pascual Borzelli.

Solidarity with Ashraf Fayadh in Mexico City

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Solidaridad con Ashraf Fayadh desde Ciudad de México

Fotografía de los asistentes a un evento de protesta celebrado para Ashraf Fayad, un poeta, artista y comisario palestino establecido en Arabia Saudí, que fue condenado a ocho años de prisión y 800 latigazos por apostasía, el 2 de febrero de 2014. Este evento fue organizado por el Centro Mexicano dentro de una protesta global de solidaridad con Fayadh, coorganizada por el Festival Internacional de Literatura de Berlín, que consistió en 120 recitales de poesía sucediendo al mismo tiempo desde varios puntos del planeta, el 14 de enero de 2016. El evento fotografiado en particular tuvo lugar en la Casa Refugio Citlaltépetl, en Ciudad de México. Esta fotografía fue tomada por Pascual Borzelli.

Date:

14/01/2016

Creator:

Pascual Borzelli

Centre:

Mexican Centre  (PEN México)

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