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Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister

Protesters gathered in a car park they named 'The Square of Change' to demand Sheikh Nasser step down

Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Kuwaitis protest to demand the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, the nephew of the emir, step down after five years on the job, in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Holding up the national flag Kuwaitis protest to demand the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the nephew of the emir, step down after five years on the job, in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011. Their demands include a new prime minister and an end to corruption in the US ally, which has been ruled by the Al-Sabah family for more than 250 years without challenge. (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Kuwaiti former MP Ahmad Al Khateeb addresses protesters demanding that the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the nephew of the emir, step down after five years on the job, in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Kuwaitis protest to demand the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, the nephew of the emir, step down after five years on the job, in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Protesters gathered in a car park they named "The Square of Change" in front of a government building and called for Sheikh Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah, a member of the ruling family, to leave
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Kuwait MP Hussein Mizyed shows a melon he received from youths outside the parliament in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011 as house sessions resume after a one-month suspension. (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Kuwaiti soldiers look at a youth waiting to give MPs fruits before a parliament session in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011 as house sessions resume after a one-month suspension (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Kuwaiti youths wait to give MPs fruits and flowers before a parliament session in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011 as house sessions resume after a one-month suspension (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Kuwaiti MPs congratulate newly appointed Kuwaiti Interior Minister Sheikh Ahmad Homud al-Sabah (L) before the start of a parliament session in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011 to debate the issue of stateless Arabs demanding to be naturalised, as house sessions resume after a one-month suspension (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Kuwaiti parliament speaker Jassem Mohammad al-Khorafi (L) and MP Msallam al-Barrak attend a parliament session in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti youths demand removal of prime minister
Kuwaiti prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad al-Ahmad Al-Sabah arrives to attend a parliament session in Kuwait City on March 8, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)