Starving for their art: Egyptian writers and poets protest
Syrian poets Lina El-Tabeeby and Rasha Omran, artist Louise Abdel-Kerim, and activists Salma Gazayerly and Rola El-Kheshn will take part in the hunger strike, according to the Al-Ahram Arabic news website
Similar initiatives are being carried out by Syrians living in other countries, El-Tabeeby added.
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