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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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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

Not making us safer: Crime, public safety and the death ...
10 October 2013

When faced with high crime rates or public concern and outrage over crime rates or particularly heinous crimes, politicians and government authorities ...

Report       ACT 51/002/2013

Kuwait: The 'Withouts' of Kuwait: Nationality for stateless Bidun ...
16 September 2013

More than 100000 stateless Bidun people live in Kuwait. Many were born there and belong to families who have lived there for generations. Yet in this ...

Report       MDE 17/001/2013

Wire, January/February 2013. Vol. 43, issue 01
1 January 2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Kuwait at the crossroads 3) Wrongs and rights in 2012 4) One man in Guantánamo: 10 years of human wrongs 5) Egypt: These ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2013

Kuwait: Charges against Musallam al-Barrak must be dropped ...
1 November 2012

The Kuwaiti authorities must drop charges against Musallam al-Barrak, who faces prosecution for making remarks deemed to undermine the Amir of ...

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Kuwait must honour its commitment to respect the right to ...
26 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 26 October 2012. AI Index: MDE 17/007/2012. Kuwait must honour its ...

Public Statement       MDE 17/007/2012

Kuwait: Amnesty International Secretary General to visit ...
16 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY. 16 October 2012. Index: MDE 17/006/2012. Amnesty International Secretary ...

PressItem       MDE 17/006/2012

Kuwait: Bidun arrested after peaceful protests
9 October 2012

At least 25 members of the Bidun community in Kuwait were arrested between 2 and 8 October 2012 following peaceful protests where they denounced ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/005/2012

Kuwait: Joint open letter to His Highness the Amir of Kuwait ...
27 September 2012

In this open letter, human rights organizations write regarding the Bidun, stateless residents of Kuwait, and their lack of civil, political, social and cultural ...

Open Letter       MDE 17/004/2012