Kuwait
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The authorities continued to unduly restrict the rights to freedom of expression and association. Members of the stateless Bidun minority remained unable to access a range of public services. With the spread of COVID-19, residence permit violators were granted a month’s amnesty, allowing them to leave the country without paying fines or travel costs. Migrant workers remained inadequately protected against exploitation and abuse.

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Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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