April 22, 2013
by Peter Snyder
Kuwait's court of appeals on Monday released opposition leader and former MP Mussallam Al Barrak on bail. The trial has been adjourned until May 13. Barrak was sentenced last week to five years in prison for criticizing Kuwaiti Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, which is a crime under Kuwait's ...[read more]
April 16, 2013
by Peter Snyder
Kuwait opposition leader and former MP Mussallam Al Barrak was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for criticizing leader Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, which is a crime under Kuwait's constitution. Barrak was arrested in October after a public speech was found to contain remarks ...[read more]
October 31, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
Opposition leader and former MP Mussallam Al Barrak was arrested on Tuesday after criticizing leader Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, which is a crime under Kuwait's constitution. Barrak was arrested after a public speech on October 15 was found to contain remarks detrimental to the "social ...[read more]

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