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Kuwait - Two daily newspapers 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 two newspapers 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, have been ordered to suspend operations for two weeks. The public prosecutor claims that the blackout is necessary because news coverage could undermine the investigation. “The prosecutor's ban on (...)

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