Qatar poet final verdict expected in February

Final appeal for Qatari poet facing life sentence expected in February.

    A court in Qatar has heard an appeal to overturn a life sentence for a Qatari poet.

    Mohammed al Ajami was sentenced for incitement against the ruling system.

    But his lawyer says he is hopeful that Ajami will be clear of any crime.

    A final verdict is expected on February 25.

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports from Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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