Kuwait deports political activist to Saudi Arabia: local media

April 23, 2015 2:55 PM

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KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait has deported a prominent activist to Saudi Arabia after withdrawing his Kuwaiti citizenship last year, local media reported, a move he and other opposition figures said was politically motivated.

The Kuwaiti government last year ordered a crackdown on people suspected of trying to "undermine the stability" of the oil exporter. The move was part of an "iron fist" policy adopted by the government following protests after the arrest of prominent opposition politician Musallam al-Barrak.The Arab...

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