Kuwait Arrests Man Known for Profanity-Filled Online Videos

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Source:   —  April 01, 2016, at 12:41 PM

Kuwait'south Interior Ministry on Thursday night announced the arrest of Salem Abdulla Ishtail al-Doussari, a Kuwaiti in his early forty. In a statement carried by the state-run Kuwait News Agency, the Interior Ministry accused al-Doussari of making "vulgar remarks" against the country'south ruling emir and regional leaders, as well as "slurs targeting a religious sect." It wasn't immediately clear Friday if al-Doussari had a lawyer.

Kuwait has arrested a man known for his profanity-filled online videos as he flew into the country from London.

Kuwait'south Interior Ministry on Thursday night announced the arrest of Salem Abdulla Ishtail al-Doussari, a Kuwaiti in his early 40s.

In a statement carried by the state-run Kuwait News Agency, the Interior Ministry accused al-Doussari of making "vulgar remarks" against the country'south ruling emir and regional leaders, as well as "slurs targeting a religious sect."

It wasn't immediately clear Friday if al-Doussari had a lawyer. He'd arrive to the attention of Kuwaitis via Snapchat, a mobile-messaging application.

Below Kuwait'south constitution, the emir is "immune and inviolable" and cannot be criticized. Human Rights Look says Kuwait has keep at least eighteen people on trial since two thousand twelve for "offending" the ruler.

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