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Global Freedom of Expression | The Case of Hamad Al-Naqi (Kuwait Twitter Blasphemy Case) - Global Freedom of Expression

Columbia University in the City of New York

The Case of Hamad Al­Naqi (Kuwait
Twitter Blasphemy Case)

Closed
Contracts Expression
MODE OF EXPRESSION  

Electronic / Internet‑based Communica on
DATE OF DECISION  

June 5, 2012
OUTCOME  

Imprisonment
REGION & COUNTRY 

Kuwait, Middle East and North Africa
JUDICIAL BODY  
Supreme (court of final appeal)
TYPE OF LAW  

Criminal Law
THEMES  

Content Regula on / Censorship, Poli cal Expression
TAGS  

Blasphemy, Content‑Based Restric on, On‑line Expression, Social Media

https://globalfreedomofexpression.columbia.edu/cases/the-case-of-hamad-al-naqi-kuwait-twitter-blasphemy-case/

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