Democracy Now: Thousands of Kuwaitis Protest Ruling Monarchy

In Kuwait, thousands of people rallied in front of the country’s parliament Monday to call for the election of a prime minister from outside the ruling al-Sabah family and to protest the amendment of electoral laws. Among those taking part were lawmakers from the opposition-majority parliament elected earlier this year before a court nullified the vote and reinstated the pro-monarchy predecessor.

~ by wheresthemic on September 11, 2012.

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