Protesters Demand Release Of Christian Businesswoman And Mother Marsha Lazareva Sentenced To 15 Years In Kuwaiti Prison

Protesters Demand Release Of Christian Businesswoman And Mother Marsha Lazareva Sentenced To 15 Years In Kuwaiti Prison

By Audrey Conklin
Daily Caller
Nov. 13, 2019

Protesters demanded the release of a Christian businesswoman and mother sentenced to 15 years of prison in Kuwait outside the Embassy of Kuwait in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

The protesters’ demonstrations came ahead of a gala hosted by the embassy, where Vice President Mike Pence was expected to be in attendance, according to his official schedule.

Marsha Lazareva, mother of a 5-year-old U.S. citizen, was sentenced to 15 years in a Kuwaiti prison Monday — her second sentencing in the country since the government arrested her in 2017 while doing business in the country under charges of embezzlement, her attorneys told the Daily Caller News Foundation.

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