Worth noting that protest last night in Kuwait was smaller than those last year
MP Wasmi: “We have a government that doesn’t listen, doesn’t see and all it does is deceiving the people. Kuwait is not a chicken farm.”
Reuters crew will be at #Erada Sq in #Kuwait this evening to report on planned demo over court ruling to reinstate previous parliament
(Reuters) – Kuwait is likely to face more instability in the long run even when it emerges from its latest crisis, as its opposition pushes for more say in governing the major oil exporter and U.S. ally.
The Gulf state has escaped the kind of mass popular protests that forced four Arab dictators out of office in 18 months. But the success of those uprisings has heightened opposition calls for a full parliamentary democracy in Kuwait in which governments are chosen by elected majority blocs.