Kuwaiti arrested for tweeting about protests

Kuwaiti arrested for tweeting about protests

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Index Number: MDE 17/001/2011
Date Published: 15 June 2011
Categories: Kuwait

A 26-year-old Kuwaiti, Nasser Abul was arrested on 7 June 2011 and accused of insulting the Bahraini and Saudi Arabian ruling families on his Twitter account. He says that he was tortured and ill-treated during the first two days of his detention. He is a prisoner of conscience, held solely for his legitimate exercise of his right to freedom of expression.


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