Saudi court rules a Palestinian poet must die for apostasy, rights group claims

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Poet and artist Ashraf Fayadh is interviewed on the Saudi TV Culture Channel in March 2013. Courtesy of YouTube.

Poet and artist Ashraf Fayadh is interviewed on the Saudi TV Culture Channel in March 2013. Courtesy of YouTube.

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Human Rights Watch says the poet, Ashraf Fayadh, was condemned for his writings and allegedly abandoning Islam.

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  • Bernardo

    Tell me again why anyone stays in this backward, stone-age religion!!

  • Billysees

    ” Tell me again why anyone stays in this backward, stone-age religion!! ”

    I don’t think they ‘stay’ in it voluntarily. It would be interesting to see what would happen if anyone could walk away from the grip of this merciless conservative religiosity.

  • Jere Joiner

    These are the people U.S. President Barack Obama wants to bring to the United States? Hey, he’s one of ’em too. Want more proof? Muslims are not interested in the U.S. Constitution. Neither is Obama, judging by the way he circumvents it every chance he gets.