Kuwait: Atheist activist arrested, jailed for blasphemy
Currently Aziz is being detained at the Central Prison in Kuwait City, and has been there since Jan. 2. An Egyptian, Aziz has been living and working in Kuwait. Friends report Aziz was picked up at his place of work and detained by police in Kuwait on Dec. 31, 2012. A hearing has been scheduled for Feb. 28, 2013.
Atheists, agnostics, freethinkers and others are working to bring attention to Aziz’s plight. Sympathetic supporters have organized a protest scheduled to take place at the Kuwaiti Embassy at noon on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.
In addition, supporters are petitioning the Government of Kuwait to “free humanist/atheist activist Abdel Aziz Mohamed Albaz”
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