2011-02-18 #Kuwait stateless arabs protest for citizenship – 30 wounded

Update: Saturday, February 19 Reuters has reported 30 people wounded and 50 arrested after yesterday’s protests below. Seven of the wounded were security forces.

Youtube videos are posted of an estimated 1000 stateless Arabs protesting in Jahra, demanding citizenship. Police attacked with guns and water and reportedly arrested dozens.

Previously on WL Central:
2011-02-14 Kuwait Shaikh Jaber, investigated for death by torture, in the state cables – protests on March 8


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