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Kuwait: Further information: Appeal court issues verdict in 'Abdali Cell' case

, Index number: MDE 17/4561/2016

A Kuwaiti appeal court issued its verdict on 21 July in the “Abdali Cell” case. It upheld a life sentence, a five-year prison sentence and a death sentence against individuals convicted of charges including "spying for Iran and Hizbullah”. Nine defendants were acquitted and other sentences were reduced to shorter prison terms and fines.