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Kuwait: Former MP facing jail for Twitter 'insult'

, Index number: MDE 17/001/2015

Former Kuwaiti opposition MP Saleh al-Mulla was arrested on 6 January for tweets deemed insulting to the Amir of Kuwait and the visiting President of Egypt. The next day the Public Prosecution ordered him to be detained for 10 days for investigation. He is a prisoner of conscience.

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