Arab council cancels award after intended recipient visits Jerusalem
Boualem Sansal, who writes in French, was due to receive the prize for his novel, 'Rue Darwin,' on June 6 at the Arab World Institute in Paris.
The Council of Arab Ambassadors in France revoked its decision to award Algerian writer Boualem Sansal a prize for best Arab novel, shortly after Sansal took part in the International Writers Festival in Jerusalem last month.
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