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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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Lawyer sues blogger in ‘royal’s’ defamation case

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: Lawyer Emad Al-Seif, representing His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, declared that he has filed a libel case with the Public Prosecution against a Twitter user Bo Yabis. Lawyer Al-Seif issued a statement in which he specified the alleged accusations which Bo Yabis attributed to …

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Blogger gets 5-year jail in ruler insult

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: The Criminal Court presided over by consultant Nayef Al-Dahoom has sentenced a Kuwaiti tweeter to five years in jail with hard labor for insulting HH the Amir, reports Al-Jarida daily. Meanwhile, the court has acquitted Twitter users Rania Al-Saad and Saleh Al-Saeed who had been charged …

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Court revokes jail, frees blogger

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: The Criminal Court revoked the three-year jail sentence with hard labor imposed in absentia on blogger Rana Al- Sa’adoun for repeating the statement of former MP Musallam Al-Barrak. The court then refrained from imposing punishment on Al-Sa’adoun and obliged her to sign a pledge of good …

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Case against Kuwaiti accused of insulting ruler adjourned

By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20: The Criminal Court has adjourned to March 1 the State Security case filed against a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of posting offensive comments against His Highness the Amir of Kuwait on Twitter website and was repatriated from Qatar after escaping …

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