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Kuwait: Human rights monitor imprisoned: Sulaiman al ...
21 October 2014

Kuwaiti lawyer and human rights activist Sulaiman al-Jassem was arrested on 20 October after being sentenced to one month's imprisonment on charges ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/008/2014

Kuwait: Mother of activist at risk of deportation: Leyla ...
5 September 2014

Long-term Kuwait resident and Egyptian national, Leyla al-Darmalalli, is at risk of deportation from Kuwait to Egypt. She was detained on 2 September ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/007/2014

Kuwait: further information: Bidun activists released
19 August 2014

Kuwaiti Bidun activists 'Abdulhakim al-Fadhli and 'Abdullah 'Atallah were released on 6 and 14 August, respectively.

Urgent Action       MDE 17/006/2014

Kuwait: Halt the deplorable revocation of nationality of ...
24 July 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. 24 July 2014. AI Index: MDE 17/004/2014 (Public). Kuwait: Halt the deplorable ...

Public Statement       MDE 17/004/2014

Further information: Kuwait: Two Bidun activists rearrested ...
15 July 2014

Kuwaiti Bidun activists 'Abdulhakim al-Fadhli and 'Abdullah 'Atallah were arrested again on 7 July after demonstrations in Kuwait. They may be prisoners ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/005/2014

Kuwait: One more Bidun man released, two detained
1 April 2014

Another of the seven men from Kuwait's Bidun (“stateless”) community arrested in February was released on 31 March. The two still detained will be ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/003/2014

Kuwait: further information: Four Bidun men released, three ...
10 March 2014

Four of the seven men from Kuwait's Bidun (“stateless”) community arrested in February were released on bail on 10 March. The three others are still ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/002/2014

Kuwait: Seven stateless men arrested, ill-treated
6 March 2014

Seven men from Kuwait's Bidun (“stateless”) community were arrested between 19 and 24 February after a gathering in Taima, west of Kuwait City, marking ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/001/2014

Urgent steps must be taken to end Syrian humanitarian crisis ...
13 January 2014

The international community must act now to end the suffering of millions of Syrian civilians, many of whom are at risk of starvation and face severe ...

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Kuwait must reject proposed homophobic 'medical tests' on ...
11 October 2013

A proposal to introduce “medical tests” to bar migrant workers deemed to be “homosexual” or transgender from entering Kuwait and other Gulf countries ...

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