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Qatar cuts jail term for maverick poet to 15 years: Lawyer

AFP , Monday 25 Feb 2013
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A Qatari appeals court on Monday reduced to 15 years the prison sentence handed to a poet accused of incitement against the regime after a lower court had jailed him for life, his lawyer said.

"My client was sentenced today to 15 years in prison," Mohammed Nejib al-Naimi said.

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