Kuwait: Online activist sentenced for tweeting - Nasser Abul: Further information

Kuwait: Online activist sentenced for tweeting - Nasser Abul: Further information

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Index Number: MDE 17/004/2011
Date Published: 28 September 2011
Categories: Kuwait

Online activist, Nasser Abul, was sentenced to three months’ imprisonment for writing derogatory remarks about Sunni Muslims on his Twitter account. He has already been detained for three months, so was released on 27 September. He was acquitted of the charges of insulting the ruling families of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.


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