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Kuwait: Death penalty: May Membriri Vecina (f)

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: MDE 17/001/2008

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 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.

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