Friday 25 July 2014

Kuwait's emir pardons people jailed for insulting him

Kuwait's ruler said on Tuesday he was pardoning all the people convicted of insulting him, after a year-long crackdown on politically sensitive comments about Gulf Arab state's leadership. Dozens of Kuwaitis have been char


Kuwait sentences 2nd man to jail for emir insult

A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison on Monday for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter, his lawyer said, the second person to be jailed for the offence. The state has clamped down in recent months on pol


Bahrain MPs approve jail for insulting King

Bahrain’s parliament has approved an amendment to the Penal Code, which could penalise people with five years in jail for insulting His Majesty King Hamad. It could also fine offenders up to BD10,000 ($26,365), said a report


UAE pardons five jailed for insulting leaders

The United Arab Emirates on Monday pardoned five activists who were convicted a day earlier for insulting UAE leaders and had been on hunger strike for two weeks, a lawyer defending the group said. The five were arrested in April on charge


UAE activists get jail term for insulting leaders

Five political activists convicted on Sunday of insulting the leaders of the United Arab Emirates were sentenced to between two and three years in jail. "The court pronounces publicly the following sentence: the accused Ahmed Mansoor will

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