Kuwait lawmaker proposes jail terms up to 20 years for Hezbollah backers
Kuwait City, Kuwait - A Kuwaiti Islamist member of parliament on Monday proposed legislation calling for members and supporters of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement be sentenced to up to 20 years in jail.
The draft legislation, submitted to parliament by MP Waleed al Tabtabai, proposes Iranbacked Hezbollah be classified a ‘terrorist organisation’.
It also stipulates a jail term of between ten and 20 years for members of Hezbollah and anyone who shows any form of loyalty to the group. It also proposes jail terms of up to five years for anyone displaying Hezbollah’s yellow logo or any symbol associated with the group.