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Kuwaiti man sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for ‘insulting’ tweets

Headline Title:  Kuwaiti man sentenced to 10 years’ in prison for ‘insulting’ Tweets 07 June 2012 Kuwait’s authorities must guarantee freedom of expression, Amnesty International said after a court in the capital convicted a man for messages posted on the micro-blogging site Twitter.Hamad al-Naqi, a member of the country’s Shi’a Muslim minority, was sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labour for messages on Twitter that criticized the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain and other messages deemed “insulting” to Islam. Amnesty International believes Hamad al-Naqi is a prisoner…

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