Second day of protesting over Kuwait MP arrests

Supporters take to streets again over Musallam al-Barrak's five year prison sentence
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Kuwaitis took to the streets for a second night running to protest against a court verdict to jail opposition leader and former MP Musallam al-Barrak
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Kuwaiti courts found Musallam al-Barrak, an outspoken former member of parliament, guilty of insulting Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah in a speech in October last year in which he appealed to the emir to avoid "autocratic rule"
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\nAlthough OPEC member and US ally Kuwait has avoided the kind of mass pro-democracy unrest seen in other Arab countries, tensions have mounted between former parliament members and the government, dominated by the Al-Sabah family
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Kuwaitis take to the street as they demonstrate in Kuwait City on April 16, 2013, in protest against a court verdict to jail opposition leader and former MP Musallam al-Barrak
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Kuwaitis take to the street as they demonstrate in Kuwait City on April 16, 2013, in protest against a court verdict to jail opposition leader and former MP Musallam al-Barrak