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Supporters of jailed poet to protest outside of Qatar embassies

The demonstrations come on the third anniversary of Qatar’s Court of Appeal decision to reduce the sentence of Al-Ajami from life imprisonment to 15 years behind bars.

UN human rights advocates call on Qatar to free jailed poet

Three UN special rapporteurs have issued a statement that called Mohammed Rashid al-Ajami’s trial flawed and incompatible with international human rights norms that protect freedom of expression.

Qatar Cabinet approves draft law to punish sharing of accident photos

The proposed amendment to Law No. 11 of 2004 would punish anyone who “captures or transmits pictures of the deceased or injured in accidents without the consent of their representatives, through devices of any kind.”
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