Friday, 15 August 2008

Democracy Now : Famous Palestian poet Mahmoud Darwish dies

Mahmoud Darwish, Poet Laureate of the Palestinians, 1941-2008

Three days of mourning have been declared in the West Bank and Gaza to mark the death of Mahmoud Darwish, the Poet Laureate of the Palestinians. Darwish was considered one of the most important Arab poets, a towering literary figure for over four decades. The poetry of Mahmoud Darwish is well known and loved across the Arab world by people from all walks of life.

Famous Palestian poet dies - Mahmoud Darwish - Part 1

Part 2

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