Kuwait: Further Information: Bidun defender beaten during prison transfer: ‘Abdulhakim al-Fadhli

Bidun human rights defender ‘Abdulhakim al-Fadhli had his one-year prison sentence suspended on 14 June. The court will review his case on 22 September to issue its verdict. He remains in prison to serve a separate sentence of three months. He was beaten by policemen as he was transferred from the court to Kuwait’s Central Prison.

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