Blasphemy law rejected as Naqi jailed for 10 years

Issue 926 - 22 Jun 2012 | 1 minute read

Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah has rejected a draft bill passed by parliament that would have made blasphemy punishable by a maximum penalty of death (GSN 924/5). The bill will now be passed back to parliament, and will require a two thirds majority to override the Emir’s objection.

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