Thomson ReutersJanuary 7, 2013 09:08
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.