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Monday, June 16, 2014

Kuwaiti Law Student Activist Sentenced To Prison For Tweets

Kuwait's highest Court has upheld a lower court's ruling that activist and law student Hejab al-Hajeri must serve a two year prison sentence for insulting statements he posted on his Twitter account regarding the country's emir. Mr. al-Hajeri has said that his "determination is bigger than their jail."

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