Kuwait jails opposition members for insulting emir

A Kuwaiti court sentenced the three former opposition MPs, Khaled al-Tahus, Falah al-Sawwagh and Dahum, to three years in jail for insulting the emir
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Kuwait opposition former MP Musallam al-Barrak (C) speaks as opposition MPs Falah al-Sawwagh (R) and Khaled al-Tahus looks on, during a protest in al-Ogailah district, south of Kuwait City on February 5, 2013. A Kuwaiti court sentenced three former opposition MPs, Tahus, Sawwagh and Bader al-Dahum, to three years in jail for insulting the emir as the opposition blasted the ruling as 'political' and called for protests. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Kuwait opposition supporters take part in a protest in al-Ogailah district, south of Kuwait City on February 5, 2013, after a Kuwaiti court sentenced three former opposition MPs, Khaled al-Tahus, Falah al-Sawwagh and Bader al-Dahum, to three years in jail for insulting the emir as the opposition blasted the ruling as 'political' and called for protests. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Former opposition MP Khaled al-Tahus looks over prior to a court ruling along with two others over state security charges on February 5, 2013, in Kuwait City. A Kuwaiti court sentenced the three former opposition MPs, Khaled al-Tahus, Falah al-Sawwagh and Bader al-Dahum, to three years in jail for insulting the emir as the opposition blasted the ruling as 'political' and called for protests. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Former opposition MPs Bader al-Dahum (L) and Falah al-Sawwagh (2nd L), stand with supporters prior to a court ruling over state security charges on February 5, 2013, in Kuwait City. A Kuwaiti court sentenced the three former opposition MPs, Khaled al-Tahus, Falah al-Sawwagh and Bader al-Dahum, to three years in jail for insulting the emir as the opposition blasted the ruling as 'political' and called for protests. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Former opposition MP Falah Al-Sawwagh (R), sits with supporters prior to a court ruling with two others over state security charges on February 5, 2013, in Kuwait City. A Kuwaiti court sentenced the three former opposition MPs, Khaled al-Tahus, Falah al-Sawwagh and Bader al-Dahum, to three years in jail for insulting the emir as the opposition blasted the ruling as 'political' and called for protests. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Kuwait opposition supporters take part in a protest in al-Ogailah district, south of Kuwait City on February 5, 2013 after a Kuwaiti court sentenced three former opposition MPs, Khaled al-Tahus, Falah al-Sawwagh and Bader al-Dahum, to three years in jail for insulting the emir as the opposition blasted the ruling as 'political' and called for protests. (AFP/Getty Images)