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Kuwait sentences second man to jail for insulting emir -lawyer

DUBAI, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison on Monday for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter, his lawyer said, the second to be jailed for the offence in as many days. The U.S.-allied Gulf Arab state has clamped down in recent months on political activists who have been using social media websites to criticise the government and the ruling family.
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