Jailed Saudi author, murdered Gambian publisher to receive 2005 PEN Award
PEN American Center today named Ali Al-Domaini, a leading Saudi literary figure who is one of three prominent intellectuals currently imprisoned for criticizing the pace and reach of human… More
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