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Jailed Qatari poet to appeal life sentence
Accused of calling for the overthrow of the Qatari government, Muhammad al-Ajami to appeal his life sentence.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2013 00:20 GMT
Qatari poet's sentence reduced to 15 years
Poet jailed for life last year for encouraging overthrow of government has his sentence reduced by appeals court.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2013 19:29 GMT
Qatari poet jailed for life to appeal
Muhammad Ibn al-Dheeb al-Ajami's lawyer says he will appeal against the verdict next week.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 16:17 GMT
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