10-Year Sentence in Kuwait for Blasphemy and for Criticism of Saudi and Bahrain Rulers

From Agence France Press:

Kuwait’s court of appeals on Monday upheld a 10-year jail term against a Shia tweeter for remarks [on Twitter] deemed offensive to Islam’s Prophet Mohammed, his wife and companions.

Hamad al-Naqi … was found guilty of the religious insults and of criticising the leaders of neighbouring Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, according to the court ruling….

Naqi claimed his Twitter accounts were hacked during that period….

If anyone can point me to an authoritative source describing the text of the remarks, I’d love to see them. Thanks to Prof. Howard Friedman (Religion Clause) for the pointer.

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