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Kuwait - Several media suspended for violating ban on coup probe coverage

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the 20 April decision by the public prosecutor's office to suspend several news media that defied a two-month-old ban on covering an investigation into videotapes that allegedly reveal plans to stage a coup d'état. Two daily newspapers, Al-Watan and Alam Al-Yaoum, and two TV stations owned by Al-Watan have been ordered to suspend operations for two weeks. The public prosecutor claims that the blackout is necessary because news coverage could undermine the (...)

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