Friday, April 13, 2012

Kuwaiti man arrested for blaspemy on Twitter

An unidentified man in Kuwait has been arrested on the charge of blasphemy for tweets he published on his Twitter account:
The man, whose name was not disclosed, defamed the Islamic faith and slandered the Prophet Mohammad, his companions and his wife, the ministry said in a statement issued on state-run news agency KUNA. He is being interrogated ahead of court proceedings. 
The ministry "regretted the abusing of social networks by some individuals to offend basic Islamic and spiritual values, vowing to show zero tolerance in combating such serious offences," it said in the statement [more].

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