31-01-2023 01:14 PM Jerusalem Timing

Kuwaiti MP Dashti Sentenced to 14 Years for criticizing Saudi terror Acts

Kuwaiti MP Dashti Sentenced to 14 Years for criticizing Saudi terror Acts

The Criminal Court on Wednesday convicted Kuwaiti MP Abdulhamid Dashti in absentia and sentenced him to 14 years in prison for "defaming Saudi Arabia and Bahrain."

MP DashtiThe Criminal Court on Wednesday convicted Kuwaiti MP Abdulhamid Dashti in absentia and sentenced him to 14 years in prison for "defaming Saudi Arabia and Bahrain."

The Public Prosecution had charged him with "discrediting Saudi Arabia" and filed three lawsuits against him, reported local Arabic daily Al-Qabas.

It is worth noting that MP Dashti harshly has criticized the Saudi role in supporting the terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria and in launching the destructive war on Yemen.

He also lashed out the Bahraini regime for oppressing the citizens, insisting on publicizing the issue.