Blasphemy Arrest in Kuwait, for a Twitter Message About Mohammed

Reuters reports:

Kuwaiti authorities arrested a man late on Tuesday for insulting the Prophet Mohammad via his Twitter account, the Interior Ministry said …. The man, whose name was not disclosed, defamed the Islamic faith and slandered the Prophet Mohammad, his companions and his wife, the ministry said in a statement issued on state-run news agency KUNA….

The ministry “regretted the abusing of social networks by some individuals to offend basic Islamic and spiritual values, vowing to show zero tolerance in combating such serious offences,” it said in the statement.

Thanks to Opher Banarie for the pointer.

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