updated Wed. November 8, 2023
March 16, 2018
Esposte nei locali di Costa Mezzalancia, presso il Magazzino D'Arte, e nel locale di Piazza delle Monnighette due foto del palestinese Ashraf Fayadh, condannato in Arabia Saudita alla pena capitale, con riduzione il 3 febbraio 2016, a 8 anni di galera, 800 frustate e la rinuncia totale alla sua operaÃâÃÂ ...
March 21, 2016
The poem, entitled Tense Times, explores Ashraf Fayadh's grief and the isolation of his imprisonment in the city of Abha in the south west of the ultraconservative kingdom. His father, Abdul-Satar Fayadh, suffered a fatal heart attack last November and his family believe this was caused by the shock ofÃâÃÂ ...
February 2, 2016
Adam Coogle, a Middle East researcher at Human Rights Watch, said: “Instead of beheading Ashraf Fayadh, a Saudi court has ordered a lengthy imprisonment and flogging. No one should face arrest for peacefully expressing opinions, much less corporal punishment and prison. Saudi justice officials mustÃâÃÂ ...
January 14, 2016
Hundreds of writers are taking part in readings in support of the Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh, who has been sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia. More than 120 events are being held in 44 countries on Thursday as part of a campaign organised by the International Literature Festival Berlin. It is calling onÃâÃÂ ...
December 14, 2015
The legal team for Ashraf Fayadh, the poet sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for apostasy and writing love poems that were allegedly anti-Islamic, is appealing those charges, according to Fayadh's family, friends, and sources close to his lawyer. Fayadh, who is of Palestinian origin and is not a SaudiÃâÃÂ ...
November 29, 2015
"The sentencing of Ashraf Fayadh to death after an unfair trial shows the deep flaws in Saudi Arabian criminal justice system and is yet another appalling example of the authorities flouting their international human rights obligations," said Sevag Kechichian, Amnesty International's Saudi Arabia researcher.
November 27, 2015
Poets from around the world are lining up in solidarity with the Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh, with the Syrian poet Adonis, Ireland's Paul Muldoon and Britain's poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy among the signatories to a letter laying out how “appalled” they are at the death sentence he has been handed byÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
November 22, 2015
SANLIURFA, Turkey — For years, Ashraf Fayadh, an artist and poet, has served as an unofficial ambassador for Saudi Arabia's small contemporary art scene, organizing shows and working to introduce Saudi art to the world. Although Mr. Fayadh is of Palestinian origin and officially stateless, Saudi ArabiaÃâÃÂ ...
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