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In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of International human rights standards, ...
Document IOR 41/008/2010
Amnesty International has learnt that Kuwaiti journalist Muhammad 'Abd al-Qader al-Jasem was released on bail on 4 December 2009, 12 days after being detained. ...
Urgent Action MDE 17/002/2010
The death sentence against a Filipina female domestic worker, Jakatia Pawa, was upheld by Kuwait's Court of Cassation on 19 January 2010. The sentence will now ...
Urgent Action MDE 17/001/2010
Male Kuwaiti journalist, Muhammad 'Abd al-Qader al-Jasem, was detained at a Criminal Investigation office in Kuwait City on 22 November. At a private meeting in ...
Urgent Action MDE 17/002/2009
Filipina domestic worker May Membriri Vecina was pardoned on 1 June 2009 by the Amir of Kuwait. She should be returned to the Philippines on 24 June. The Amir had ...
Urgent Action MDE 17/001/2009
In the Middle East and North Africa region, human rights defenders are all too often vilified, persecuted and even criminalized for their peaceful activities. This ...
Document MDE 01/001/2009
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