Kuwait Opposition Leader Lands in Jail for Insulting Emir

April 15, 2013 7:29 AM

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Kuwait Opposition Leader Lands in Jail for Insulting Emir

A Kuwaiti court on Monday sentenced main opposition leader and former MP Mussallam al-Barrak to five years in prison after he was convicted of insulting the emir.

"The court has sentenced the defendant Mussallam al-Barrak to five years in prison with immediate effect," said judge Wael al-Atiqi.

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