According to Amnesty, Nawaf al-Rasheed hold both Saudi and Qatari citizenship, he was arbitrarily arrested in Kuwait on 12 May while in Kuwait International Airport. al-Rasheed arrived from Qatar on the 9th of May to attend a social gathering in his honour. Following the news of his arrest his name trended in the period between the 7th of May and 3rd June 2018.
The news of his release was first announced on Twitter by Prisoners of Conscience - @m3takl.
Trend in Qatar
The hashtag trended yesterday in Saudi Arabia, and continue to trend today in Qatar generating more than 47k tweets and 34k retweets (72%).
78% of the tweets originated from Saudi Arabia, with each of Qatar, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Turkey contributing 2%.