Sunday, October 21, 2012

Kuwait: Tensions escalate as opposition call for protest

Situation getting more and more complex
Several wounded as Kuwait protesters clash with police
Kuwait cracks down on opposition as crisis deepens
"Saturday, October 20, 2012 KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait plunged into political turmoil on Friday after the public prosecution ordered the detention of three former opposition MPs for three days with more arrests expected."
Kuwaiti police attack anti-government protesters
Published Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Riot police used batons to beat anti-government protesters in Kuwait City last night, arresting six and injuring four, as they criticized the ruling family and demanded a greater political voice, witnesses said. At least 5,000 protesters attended the rally, defying a government order to cancel the demonstration outside the national assembly.

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