Palestinian poet Ahmad Dahbour. (Photo: via social media)
By Palestine Chronicle Staff
The family of the Palestinian poet Ahmad Dahbour, famous for his revolutionary poetry, said he passed away in Ramallah yesterday after a long struggle with kidney disease.
Dahbour, 72, was a well-known poet whose prose was often put to music during the Palestinian revolution, especially in the 1970s and 1980s, when the Palestinian Liberation Organization was based in Lebanon.
The Palestinian Ministry of Culture said in a statement, “with the passing of Dahbour, Palestine has lost not only one of the giants of literature and Palestinian creativity, but rather a landmark that has always been di...