Kuwaiti opposition echo regional calls for accountability and rights

Issue 896 - 11 Mar 2011 | 3 minute read

Since Kuwait was the first Arab state to have a parliament in 1962, it is no stranger to voices of dissent and opposition within its governing system. It has a powerful and democratically elected National Assembly, with a strong sense of constitutional rights (GSN 891/1). This has earned the emirate a reputation for a vigorous political culture.

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