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Date(s) - 11/12//2015
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Busboys & Poets


An evening of poetry and solidarity, protesting restrictions on free and artistic expression in the Middle East and North Africa. The evening honors the imprisoned Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami, currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for his poetry. Attendees will have an opportunity to sign a petition for his release. Featured poets: Rasha Abdulhadi, Sarah Browning, Zein El-Amine, Amin Drew Law, and Joseph Ross. Sponsored by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and Split This Rock. Free.