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Kuwait: Death penalty: Sheikh Talal bin Nasser al-Sabah (m)
26 June 2008

Sheikh Talal bin Nasser al-Sabah was sentenced to death in December 2007 on drug-trafficking charges. He could be executed within a month.

Urgent Action       MDE 17/002/2008

Kuwait: Death penalty: May Membriri Vecina (f)
4 April 2008

The death sentence of May Membriri Vecina, a Filipina domestic worker, was upheld by Kuwait's Court of Cassation on 1 April 2008. The sentence will ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/001/2008

Kuwait: Further information on Death Penalty/Imminent ...
10 December 2007

Marilou Ranario's death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment on 9 December 2007, by Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah.

Urgent Action       MDE 17/002/2007

Kuwait: Death penalty/imminent execution: Marilou Ranario (f)
4 December 2007

Filipina domestic worker Marilou Ranario was sentenced to death in 2005, and had her sentence confirmed by the Court of Cassation on 27 November ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/001/2007

Video: Death penalty stories (animated slideshow) | Amnesty ...
31 October 2007

Stories of the death penalty around the world - an animated slideshow narrated by Colin Firth.

Video Clip      

Death penalty: Stop the state killing
1 April 2007

This document focuses on the significant developments and events - both negative and positive - in the struggle against the death penalty in 2006. It ...

Report       ACT 50/011/2007

Migrants Day Feature: Living in the Shadows: the human ...
18 December 2006

Migrants Day Feature AI Index ACT 30/025/2006. Start date: 18/12/06. Web Publisher Category: Refugees. Living in the Shadows ...

Report       ACT 30/025/2006

Kuwait: Further Information on Imminent Execution: Thamer ...
5 January 2006

Thamer Marzouq al-Azm, aged 21 (full name previously not known), was hanged inside the interior ministry complex in Kuwait City on 21 December. ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/001/2006

Death Penalty News: January 2006
1 January 2006

1.) Iran executes eight juvenile offenders in 2005; 2.) USA: More than 1000 executions since 1977; 3.) International events; 4.) Liberia abolishes the death ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/001/2006

Kuwait: Imminent Execution: Thamer MA (m) (full name not ...
9 December 2005

Thamer MA, who was sentenced to death for murder by Kuwait's Criminal Court, has now had his sentence ratified by the Amir of Kuwait, and may be ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/005/2005