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Amnesty Decries 'Relentless Eroding of Human Rights' in Kuwait

Human rights in Kuwait have been eroding in the years since the Arab Spring protests swept the region in 2011 as authorities have cracked down on dissent, rights group Amnesty International said Wednesday in a report. Kuwait, a Western-allied oil exporter, avoided the large-scale protests when some rulers in the region were overthrown, but citizens held large street protests in 2012 over changes to the electoral law. While Kuwait allows more freedom of speech than some other Gulf Arab...

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