Anti-cybercrime law to counter terrorist organizations: Minister

Justice-Minister-Yaqoub-Al-SaneKUWAIT: Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sane stressed yesterday the urgent need to approve the anticybercrime law in Kuwait to counter terrorist organizations and fill the gaps in the criminal legislative system in light of the dangerous situations in the region.

Sane made his remarks in a statement to reporters following his participation in the Parliamentary Legislative and legal Affairs Committee meeting, which recommended a proposal for the anti-cybercrime law.

The law’s tenth article stipulates that a 10-year imprisonment and a financial fine ranges between KD 20- 50 for whoever establishes a website for any terrorist organization or individual, or whoever posts, spread, and finance their ideologies and methods online or through other communication sources, Minister Sane noted. He also said that the law’s eighth article stipulates that a seven-year imprisonment for those who use communication technologies to promote their drugs and human trafficking activities. —KUNA

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