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Kuwaiti University professor applies for asylum in the US

Kuwait
GDN Online Desk


Kuwait City – A former Kuwait University law professor has applied for asylum in the United States of America.

Dr Fatima Al-Matar announced on her twitter account that she has moved to the US along with her daughter in a bid to obtain asylum.

She said she has been referred to the public prosecution on blasphemy charges.

The mother and her daughter were placed in a refugee center for two weeks. A lawyer was also appointed to represent them pro bono.

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