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Palestinian poet spared death sentence | 03-Feb-16

Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh will not be sentenced to death after being accused of renouncing Islam by a Saudi court. He will instead face an eight-year prison term and 800 lashes. Hundreds of authors, artists and poets have called for Fayadh's release and his lawyer says they will launch a new appeal based on the sentence. 

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