Interior Ministry accuses Bedoon of rioting and vandalism

Stateless Arab, known as bidoon, take part in a protest to demand citizenship and other basic rights in Jahra, 50 kms (31 miles) northwest of Kuwait City, on November 9, 2013. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT

[Masked security man points his shotgun at protesters on Tuesday’s protest]

Despite the statements of monitors from Kuwait human rights associations, Kuwait association for the foundations of human rights, Kuwaiti THE HUMAN LINE monitors, and the reports of international media, the interior ministry still repeats its accusations against Bedoon protesters. Its statement yesterday accused Bedoon of the following:

1- Distracting the work of the Central Agency through social media and making false accusations against this governmental body.

2- Causing problems in the country in abuse of the crisis that the country is going through

3- Rioting, violence, and calling for illegal protest.

4- Vandalism, blocking traffic, and starting fires in public and private properties.

5- Risking the lives of citizens.

6- Attacking security men.

7- Vandalizing ambulances and throwing stones on them and on security men.

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