Category Archives: International Poetry Festival of Medellin

Laureates Issue Open Letter to King of Saudi Arabia

Renowned poet, art curator and Palestinian refugee Ashraf Fayadh was sentenced to death by beheading on November 17, 2015, by decision of the government of Saudi Arabia. Though his sentence was later reduced to 8 years in prison and 800 lashes, the international community has widely condemned his detention. Mr. Fayadh attracted negative judicial attention due to the critical, […]