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A protestor holds an anti-government placard at a demonstration in Kuwait City on January 6, 2013

A protestor holds an anti-government placard at a demonstration in Kuwait City on January 6, 2012. The opposition has been staging regular demonstrations in protest at an amendment of the electoral law and the subsequent holding of December's parliamentary vote on the basis of the amended legislation

Opposition holds protests in Kuwait

Hundreds of opposition supporters in Kuwait demonstrated late Sunday to demand the dissolution of parliament, which they say is illegitimate, and the scrapping of the controversial amendment.