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Abulhasan puts "Alminbar" magazine before the Public Prosecution
By Najem Abdullah and Fahad Al-Zamel
KUWAIT, Nov 21 (KUNA) -- Minister of Information Mohammad Abulhasan Sunday
put the matter of Al-Minbar magazine to the Public Prosecution on the grounds
of "publishing articles that instigate rebellion and divide and go against
Islamic laws and ethics with the intent of causing divide within the Kuwaiti
The minister told KUNA "This unlicensed magazine crossed the lines with the
principles of the faith and the wives of the prophet Mohammad, Peace Be Upon
He added "There is a decree by the ministerial council issued today that
charges the ministries of Information and Commerce and Industry as well as the
Ministry of Interior, each within its capacities, to hold accountable those
responsible for the articles and the altogether unlicensed publication and
bookstores and vendors who distribute and sell these."
The minister added "Once we prove a certain printing house had in deed
printed this publication, measures shall be taken against that institution as
well and the matter is to be put to the Public Prosecution also.
"The Ministry of Information denounces such irresponsible acts ... which go
against the values of the Kuwaiti society and people," the minister concluded.
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