kuwait media law

Kuwait’s Activists Risk Jail for Pushing the Limits on Social Media

  By Abdullah Alelyan Earlier this month, Sheikh Abdullah Salem Al Sabah, a member of the Kuwaiti ruling family, was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment for slandering the ruler of the country in his tweets. A few days later, Kuwaiti social activist Sarah Al Idriss was detained based on the orders of the Public Prosecutor,

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Kuwait: Electronic Frontiers

Kuwait’s new electronic media law has draconian elements aimed at curbing freedom of speech, say online journalists. Read more: http://newsweekme.com/kuwait-electronic-frontiers/   Social Streams

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Kuwait: Electronic Frontiers

Kuwait’s new electronic media law has draconian elements aimed at curbing freedom of speech, say online journalists BY Abdullah Al Elyan Online media outlets in Kuwait, especially news organizations, eagerly await details of the country’s recently passed Electronic Media Law (EML), which they plan to contest before the Supreme Constitutional Court. They believe the law,

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