Kuwait police injure protesters

Posted: October 22, 2012 in politics

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This video is called More than 100 hurt in Kuwait protest.

From the BBC:

22 October 2012 Last updated at 00:23 GMT

Kuwait police disperse protesters

Police in Kuwait have used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse large numbers of people demonstrating against an electoral law.

Activists and medical sources said dozens of people had been injured.

There have been protests in Kuwait after the emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, dissolved a parliament dominated by opposition groups.

The government called an election for 1 December with a new law that the opposition says will work against them.

Kuwait’s parliament has the most powers of any elected body in the Gulf and opposition members of parliament openly criticise the ruling Sabah family.

However, the Sabahs – who have ruled Kuwait for more than 250 years – retain full control over key government and executive posts.

The 83-year-old emir is…

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