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#peakoil Kuwait security forces break up mass protest: Security forces battled protesters in one of Kuwait’s big...

#peakoil Kuwait security forces break up mass protest: Security forces battled protesters in one of Kuwait’s big...

Kuwait security forces break up mass protest Security forces battled protesters in one of Kuwait’s biggest demonstrations on Sunday night, in the latest deepening of a political crisis that will be watched nervously by monarchies across the oil-rich Gulf. Authorities fired teargas and stun grenades as thousands took to the streets of Kuwait City to oppose changes to the electoral law that could hobble the opposition at polls due in December. Critics have accused the government of staging a constitutional “coup”. Tension has been mounting in Kuwait – the most open of the tightly controlled Gulf autocracies – between an opposition of Sunni Islamists and tribal politicians, and a pro-government group of Shia lawmakers, middle-class city dwellers and liberals. A witness at the iconic Kuwait Towers monument said he saw about 10,000 to 15,000 people assembled as they faced autho...

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