Prison for Twitter Insult

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By: / January 7, 2013

Twitter jail just got real.

Media outlets in Kuwaiti report a social media activist named, Rashed al-Enezi (age 26) was sentenced to two years in the slammer for posting an unflattering Tweet about Gulf nation’s ruler.

The Twitter post has landed al-Enezi in the clink, and it won’t be the last time since “authorities across the Western-allied Gulf Arab states have sharply increased crackdowns on perceived dissent among bloggers and others using social media.”

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