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Kuwaiti student Salman AlKhaldy sentenced to five years for criticising Saudi Arabia

Kuwaiti student Salman AlKhaldy sentenced to five years for criticising Saudi Arabia

Salman AlKhaldy is a Kuwaiti activist who had been living and studying in Qatar. On March 25, 2021, AlKhaldy shared several posts on Twitter that were critical of the role of Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Salman, in the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Kuwaiti national Mesaed Al Musaileem still under house arrest despite cancellation of Interpol Red Notice

Kuwaiti national Mesaed Al Musaileem still under house arrest despite cancellation of Interpol Red Notice

Mesaed Al Musaileem is a Kuwaiti businessman who regularly expresses himself on social networks on political matters pertaining to Kuwait and the Arab world. He was first arrested in Kuwait in 2011 on accusations of defamation of the late Emir of Kuwait and of the judiciary on his personal Twitter account.

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Zuhair Al Mahmeed sentenced to 15 years in prison in Kuwait following an unfair trial

Zuhair Al Mahmeed sentenced to 15 years in prison in Kuwait following an unfair trial

Zuhair Al Mahmeed is a former consultant at Kuwait Airlines. Although he retired in 2012, he continued working on political, social and cultural research papers. Al Mahmeed has a long-standing history of civic engagement and holds several honorary positions such as Secretary-General of the Islamic National Accord and Secretary-General of the Council of Christian-Islamic relations.

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