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Qatar: Detained ‘Jasmine uprising’ poet being tried in secret

Headline Title:  Qatar: Detained ‘Jasmine uprising’ poet being tried in secret 29 October 2012 A poet facing a secret trial in Qatar after being detained since last year is a possible prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately and unconditionally if he has been detained solely for his peaceful criticism, Amnesty International has urged as the one-year anniversary of his arrest approaches.Mohammed al-Ajami – also known as Mohammed Ibn al-Dheeb – was arrested on 16 November 2011 in the capital Doha, and later reportedly charged with “inciting to overthrow the ruling system”…

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