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Kuwait Upholds 6-year Sentence for Man Over Saudi Criticism

Kuwait's Supreme Court has upheld a six-year prison sentence for a man convicted of “insulting” Saudi Arabia and “endangering bilateral relations.” Defense lawyer Badr Bakr says Thursday's ruling against his client, Saleh al-Saeed, cannot be appealed. He says it's the first ruling of its kind against a Kuwaiti citizen for “insulting” another Arab nation. Al-Saeed, a blogger and commentator in his 50s, was found guilty in December 2014 of insulting Saudi Arabia and...

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