Kuwait: Death penalty: May Membriri Vecina (f)
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 now be submitted to Kuwait’s head of state, the Amir, Sheikh Sabah al-Jaber al-Sabah, for ratification. May Membriri Vecina could be executed in less than a month's time.
Choose a language to view report
- Congo opposition member held without charge: Paulin Makaya
- Timor-Leste: UN CEDAW Committee urges authorities to ensure comprehensive reparations for victims of conflict related sexual violence
- Montenegro: Police must cooperate with criminal investigations into use of excessive force and ill-treatment of protestors