"Her detention, one in a string of recent arrests of writers and journalists, signals a worrying expansion in Israeli law enforcement policy to silence views the government deems unsavory."
"The readings aim to show solidarity with Ahmed and to raise awareness about his current situation and that of writers and journalists across Egypt."
"They signed for me And turned me into A file, forgotten"
"We denounce the systemic prosecution of advocates of sexual and religious freedom. "We denounce the censorship of artists anywhere in the world."
"Also: Monday, March 21 will be World Poetry Day. To mark this day, PEN International plans to campaign on behalf of Fayadh[.]"
"At noon [on Sunday], a force of over 10 security personnel stormed the social media marketing company where Gawish works and arrested him, confiscating his laptop and other computers owned by the organization[.]"
"Siyah petrol kürleri Dolaşıyor hücrelerinde Ve sağaltıyor kusarak kurtulamadığın şeyi."
As Naji wrote on Facebook: We'll start again from scratch and reinvent the wheel in order to explain what's creative freedom and what's literature again.
Novelist and journalist Ahmed Naji, author of The Use of Life, and Akhbar al-Adab editor Tarek al-Taher were both acquitted on Saturday of charges of "harming public morality."
"Hashem believes that the trigger for the raid was a book launch scheduled for Monday evening, Ashraf Abdel Shafy's 'Vodka.'"
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information yesterday condemned the detention of Omani poet and TV producer Nasser Al-Badri.
"The trial was adjourned until January 2 for a final verdict."