January 7, 2015
by Peter Snyder
Authorities in Kuwait on Wednesday ordered the 10-day detainment of former lawmaker Saleh al-Mullah for tweets criticizing the Gulf country's leader Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and his support for Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Al-Mullah was detained Tuesday and held overnight for ...[read more]
June 29, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
A Kuwait delegate has started discussions with US officials for the release of two Kuwaiti Guantanamo Bay detainees, the Kuwaiti Ambassador told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Friday. Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stated that further discussions will take place in the near future. He is ...[read more]
June 20, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Constitutional Court of Kuwait on Wednesday held that this year's election for the new parliament was unconstitutional and the previous parliament of 2009 should be reinstated, state agency Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. The court's decision to nullify the current parliament came only two ...[read more]
July 14, 2011
by Zach Zagger
Human Rights Watch (HRW) Thursday urged Kuwait to immediately release two men being detained for posting messages on the Internet criticizing Middle East rulers. HRW reported that in June authorities detained and investigated Nasser Abul for threatening state security using Twitter and Lawrence al- ...[read more]
February 8, 2005
by Matt Lubniewski
Kuwati Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah on Tuesday warned newspapers that publishing information about investigations of militants could result in the suspension or closure of those papers. Sheikh Sabah's commented that journalistic scoops could endanger security personnel and ...[read more]

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