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Hasiba Abd al-Rahman

Hasiba Abd al-Rahman is a Syrian poet and human rights activist. Her novel al-Sharnaqa (The Cocoon), based on her prison diaries and writing and published eight years after her release, is the first Syrian prison novel by a former female political prisoner.  

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