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Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah



Contempt of Court


6 months

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Judicially Exonerated

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"Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a Kuwaiti sheikh and member of the royal family, was wrongly convicted in December 2015 convicted of disobeying a gag order by discussing a video involving a purported plot to overthrow the government. He previously apologized on state television, saying he was "misinformed" about the plot. Al-Sabah was sentenced to 6 months in prison. Sl-Sabath appealed, and on January 25, 2016 his conviction was overturned."

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"On January 25, 2016 Al-Sabah's conviction was overturned on appeal."

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Middle eastern roots

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"Olympic powerbroker has Kuwaiti court conviction thrown out, By Associated Press, Daily Mail (London, UK), January 26, 2016"

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