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2002 in literature

See also: 2001 in literature, other events of 2002, 2003 in literature, list of years in literature.

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  • March 16, 2002: Authorities in Saudi Arabia arrested and jailed poet Abdul Mohsen Musalam[?] and fired a newspaper editor following the publication of Musalam's poem The Corrupt on Earth[?] that criticized the state's Islamic judiciary. In it, the poet accused some judges of being corrupt and issuing unfair rulings for their own personal benefit.

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