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Student of international development and political science at McGill University. Molly joined the Bouillon to connect with Montreal’s thriving intellectual community and further pursue her interest in writing about mass incarceration and civil liberties. She hopes to become a journalist, and aims to one day live up to the title of muckraker.

Twitter-phobia: On Kuwait’s Fight Against Dissent

Early in January, Kuwait sentenced online activist and journalist Ayyad al-Harbi to two years in prison for posting tweets deemed “insulting” to Kuwait’s emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah. The sentencing came a mere day after another Kuwaiti Twitter user received the same sentence for a tweet that “stabbed the rights and powers of the emir.” The move has surprised many ...

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