”We need a strong mobilisation to address this matter. The interior minister has been requested to take action against those who posted the abusive remarks,” they said. Al Tabtabai said that the interior minister informed him that the security agencies are exerting efforts to locate the person behind the insults.
The use of social networks has slid into deep controversy in Kuwait following the posting of remarks that targeted religious icons and seemed to be part of an expanding sectarian standoff.
Authorities in Kuwait last week said that they planned to regulate the use of social networking as a move to ease protests prompted by cases of alleged blasphemy and ominous sectarianism.” Source
- Kuwait to regulate social networking sites (buzzom.com)
- Kuwait to regulate social networking sites-minister (firstpost.com)
- Man held in Kuwait for insulting Prophet Mohammad on Twitter (worldnews.msnbc.msn.com)