Middle East

Sunday protests planned in Kuwait despite government warning

Supporters of arrested Kuwaiti former opposition MP Mussallam al-Barrak protest near the central prison in the Sulaibiya distrcit of Kuwait City on October 31, 2012. Kuwait riot police used stun grenades and tear gas to disperse thousands of angry demonstrators who marched on the central prison where the leading opposition figure is detained. The protest came hours after the public prosecutor extended the detention of Mussallam al-Barrak for 10 days over remarks deemed critical of the emir, in a





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