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Jail for blogger

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: The Criminal Court sentenced in absentia blogger Saqer Al- Hashash to five-year imprisonment with hard labor for posting messages deemed offensive to the entity of His Highness the Amir on his Twitter account, says Al-Seyassah. The Public Prosecution had pressed the charges against the blogger after …

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Blogger gets 5 years for offending Saudia

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The Criminal Court imposed five years prison sentence with hard labor on blogger Abdullah Al-Saleh for offending the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Al-Saleh’s imprisonment totaled 10 years after being sentenced in similar charges. The Public Prosecution charged him with offending the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in …

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Arrest of blogger Shimmari draws ire

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: The Public Prosecutor’s Office yesterday released Abdulaziz Al-Shimmari on KD 500 bail and ordered the confiscation of his equipment, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily said, Al-Shimmari was charged with running the Al-Majlis account on Twitter. He was arrested by personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department. However, …

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Court cancels ‘20-yr-old’ death ruling against man; Blogger jailed for 7 years

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: The Court of Appeals cancelled a decision issued 20 years ago by the First Instance Court, which sentenced a citizen to death. The court thereby decided to refrain from issuing another verdict for the same offense. The Public Prosecution charged the accused for premeditated murder on …

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Two bloggers sued for defamation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7:Lawyer Sa’ad Al- Enezi has filed a complaint with the Public Prosecution against two twitter users for abusing his client, Sheikh Khaled Al-Abdullah, head of Amiri Ceremonials in the Amiri Diwan, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Enezi said the tweeters used abusive tweets that go beyond the freedom of …

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Health official sues blogger – GCC citizen swindled

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: Lawyer Adel Abdulhadi filed a complaint on behalf of Assistant Undersecretary of Ministry of Health Mahmoud Abdulhadi against the blogger Adel Al-Zawawi, accusing him of defaming and offending him, reports Al-Rai daily. The lawyer said the blogger posted offensive remarks against his client on his Twitter …

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Blogger gets jail for defying Amiri entity – Lawyer Hussein case adjourned

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: The Misdemeanor Court has sentenced a blogger known as Sheikh Al-Jebrah to three years in prison with hard labor over a blog defying the right of His Highness the Amir, his authority and status. Al-Jebrah allegedly posted libelous statements via his Twitter handle and the Public …

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Bloggers face law for Dashti verbal assault

KUWAIT CITY, June 12: Lawyer En’am Haider, on behalf of her client — the Board Chairman of Kuwait Gulf Link Company (KGL) Saeed Ismail Dashti — submitted a petition against 44 bloggers who allegedly used the social media to post some blogs that are regarded malicious and insulting to her …

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Blogger gets 3 yrs

KUWAIT CITY, March 14: The Criminal Court sentenced a famous Twitter user to three-year imprisonment with hard labor for using words which are deemed offensive to the entity of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait. The Public Prosecution had accused the Twitter user of insulting His Highness the Amir and …

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Kuwaiti citizen ‘acquitted’ of forging his name, nationality; 2-year jail for blogger

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The Court of Cassation upheld the verdict issued by the Court of Appeals which acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of forging his name and citizenship. The Court of First Instance had earlier sentenced the suspect to threeyear imprisonment but the verdict was overturned by …

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