Palestinian poet Mahmud Darwish has been awarded the Dutch Prince Claus prize in recognition of an "impressive body of work" written while in exile, the royal foundation said on Wednesday."In his work, he manages to highlight the consequences of forced migration and also shows the power of beauty in difficult times," the Prince Claus Foundation said in a statement.Darwish, 62, is one of the best known contemporary Arab poets. Born in Palestine in 1942, he fled along with his family following the creation of Israel in 1948. [...]
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