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Daughter in televised plea to Kuwait Amir to release her father

May 28, 2010
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Daughter in televised plea to Kuwait Amir to release her father

The daughter of an imprisoned Kuwaiti activist has made an unprecedented televised emotional appeal to the country’s emir, urging him to order his release. Sumaya Al Jassem said on Al Rai television on Thursday evening that she was making the appeal to see her father Mohammad Al Jassem back home because he was innocent...
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Ailing Kuwaiti activist ends hunger strike amid growing local and international support

May 18, 2010
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A Kuwaiti activist detained since last week on charges of instigating to overthrow the regime has ended his hunger strike, his lawyer said. Mohammad Al Jassem went on hunger strike on Wednesday one day after he was summoned by the state security to be quizzed over statements he said and wrote and which were...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
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  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
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  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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