No Kuwait ban on DSLRs says paper

Kuwait Times says Ministries never issued law prohibiting use of the cameras by the public

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No Kuwait ban on DSLRs says paper Kuwait Times have retracted their story saying Ministries ban the use of DSLR cameras in public by the general public.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  November 28, 2010

Kuwait Ministries have not banned DSLR cameras in the region, according to a retraction printed by the Kuwait Times.

The newspaper issued an apology after their story, released on November 20, was proven false. Further investigations by the Kuwait Times revealed that the Ministries of Information, Social Affairs and Finance never prohibited the use of DSLR cameras by the general public.

The newspapers story claimed that amateur photographers were finding it hard to take photographs in public and some were switching to doing abstract and still life photography rather than taking photographs of people in public.

2519 days ago
Benjhouston

So, the newspaper just made a boo boo?? Anybody ever here of responsible journalism?


Whiteloupe

2520 days ago
Neil

Like everything else in kuwait, now the media has started rumours and spreading mis-information. who can be trusted now ?

2521 days ago
ashok chadha

Thank God, it's a step in the right direction ! In this day and age , it does not make any sense . Amateurs use cameras to enhance their creative energies and just the pure joy of takinjg good quality pictures .

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