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Kuwait: Five years of impunity: human rights concerns since the withdrawal of Iraqi forces (includes corrections)

, Index number: MDE 17/001/1996

Since the end of the Iraqi occupation in February 1991, Kuwait has embarked on a number of political and human rights reforms. However, the government has failed to address many human rights violations relating to the period of Martial Law after the occupation. AI has investigated cases of "disappearance", extrajudicial executions, torture and ill-treatment, the use of the death penalty and expulsion of people from Kuwait without due process. AI calls upon the Kuwaiti authorities to investigate and redress all outstanding cases of human rights violations and to take steps to ensure the protection of human rights (updated with corrections).

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