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Arbitrary arrest

Published on 5 September 2014Read

Kuwait

Blogger freed after supreme court overturns conviction

Reporters Without Borders hails today’s decision by Kuwait’s supreme court to overturn lawyer and netizen Mohamed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem’s (...)

Published on 24 January 2011 Read

Kuwait

Government closes Al Jazeera’s Kuwait City bureau

Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the government’s closure of the Kuwait City bureau of the Doha-based satellite TV station Al Jazeera (...)

Published on 14 December 2010 Read

Kuwait

TV station owner facing possible life sentence or death penalty also exposed to mob violence

Reporters Without Borders condemns an armed attack on Kuwait City-based Scope TV, which was overrun by about 150 people brandishing knives and (...)

Published on 19 October 2010 Read

Kuwait

Trial of Mohamed al-Jassem adjourned

Kuwait City’s criminal court decided on 20 September to adjourn until 18 October the trial of journalist and writer Mohamed Abdel Qader al-Jassem (...)

Published on 22 September 2010 Read

Kuwait

Court clears writer and journalist Al-Jassem

A Kuwait City court has acquitted writer and journalist Mohamed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem on charges of defamation, inciting the government’s (...)

Published on 20 July 2010 Read

Kuwait

Journalist Mohammed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem’s trial postponed again

Detained journalist Mohammed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem’s trial was adjourned again today, this time until 28 June. The judge granted the adjournment (...)

Published on 21 June 2010 Read

Kuwait

Media forbidden to cover dismantling of Iranian spy ring

Reporters Without Borders condemns the prosecutor-general’s order forbidding the Kuwaiti media to publish any more reports about the dismantling (...)

Published on 10 May 2010 Read

Kuwait

Journalist gets six-month jail term in continuing judicial harassment

A Kuwait City court today sentenced leading writer and journalist Mohammed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem to six months in prison on a charge of (...)

Published on 1 April 2010 Read

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