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Kuwait's Parliament must halt plans to introduce death penalty ...
17 April 2012

Legislators in Kuwait are due to vote on draft legislation that would make blasphemy a crime punishable by death.

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Global day of action - supporting the people of the Middle East ...
10 February 2012

A global day of action will be held in nearly 20 countries on 11 February in solidarity with protesters in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Middle East and North Africa: Year of rebellion: The state of ...
9 January 2012

2011 was a year without precedent for the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa region. It was a year in which millions of people of all ages and ...

Report       MDE 01/001/2012

Amnesty International | Middle East and North Africa: Protest ...
9 January 2012

Repression and state violence is likely to continue to plague the Middle East and North Africa in 2012 unless governments in the region and international ...

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Kuwait: Online activist sentenced for tweeting - Nasser Abul ...
28 September 2011

Online activist, Nasser Abul, was sentenced to three months' imprisonment for writing derogatory remarks about Sunni Muslims on his Twitter account ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/004/2011

Kuwait: Release blogger Nasser Abul, held for 100 days
16 September 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: MDE 17/003/2011. 16 September 2011. Kuwait: Release blogger ...

Public Statement       MDE 17/003/2011

The Wire, August 2011. Special Supplement
1 August 2011

1) Introduction 2) Establishing roots 3) Not giving up 4) On the side of human rights 5) Change and continuity 6) Dangerous work 7) Puncturing the secrecy ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2011

Kuwait's candidacy and election to the UN Human Rights ...
28 June 2011

In this open letter, written on the occasion of Kuwait's election to UN Human Rights Council on 20 May 2011, Amnesty International takes the opportunity ...

Open Letter       MDE 17/002/2011

Kuwaiti arrested for tweeting about protests
15 June 2011

A 26-year-old Kuwaiti, Nasser Abul was arrested on 7 June 2011 and accused of insulting the Bahraini and Saudi Arabian ruling families on his Twitter ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/001/2011