Kuwait’s state authorities are monitoring Twitter usage in the country for users tweeting on sensitive and banned topics.
A source at the Ministry of Interior told Kuwait Times that officials have sent forward information in the form of memos to the public prosecution seek its opinion about several tweeters who are believed to have violated the law through Twitter.
According to the Kuwait Times report, the charges include insults to the Emiri entity, and those causing break up of relations with sister countries.
Anyone deemed to have violated the law will be sent to the prosecution or arrested based on the prosecution’s opinion.For all the latest business news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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