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Kuwait: Activists in Kuwait detained and deported

, Index number: MDE 17/003/2010

Around 33 Egyptian supporters of Mohamed ElBaradei, a possible contender in next year's Egyptian presidential elections, were arrested in Kuwait on 9 April. They were detained while gathering in a restaurant. Twenty-five of them have been summarily deported, Kuwait should immediately release anyone still held for taking part in the peaceful meeting and halt any further deportations.

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