Emir of Kuwait launches amnesty procedures

Kuwait - Mirza Al-Khawaldi

The Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, assigned the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Prime Minister and the President of the Supreme Judicial Council to recommend the terms and conditions of the amnesty.
for opponents prior to its issuance by decree. Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Muhammad Al-Abdullah.

Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim confirmed that the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, instructed the heads of the three authorities in the Gulf state to propose terms and conditions for pardoning some Kuwaitis convicted of cases during the past periods in preparation for its issuance. An amnesty decree is expected.

This comes at a time when Kuwaitis are awaiting the issuance of an Amiri decree pardoning the leaders of the parliamentary opposition residing abroad and some activists and writers, especially those accused in the case of storming the National Assembly in 2011.

The Emir of Kuwait noted the call of about 40 deputies who reiterated their keenness on cooperation and political stability.

Consistent with what the advisors have told him, the Prince decided to use this constitutional right in line with Article 75.

It is noteworthy that the former opposition MPs who are currently in Turkey were sentenced to prison in the case of storming the National Assembly in 2011.

The file of amnesty for these representatives, led by Muslim Al-Barrak, Faisal Al-Muslim and Jamaan. Harbash represents the main point of dialogue between the government and the opposition.

For his part, Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah said that a national dialogue between the legislative and executive authorities began based on instructions from the Emir and in an effort to achieve political stability and cooperation between the two authorities in line with Article 50 of the Constitution, which separates but urges cooperation between authorities.