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Press Release
January 11, 2016

A new cybercrimes law, which is due to take effect on January 12, 2016, will add a further layer to the web of laws that already restrict the right of people in Kuwait to freedom of expression and...

Press Release
December 16, 2015

The Kuwaiti authorities have arrested, prosecuted and imprisoned scores of peaceful activists, including human rights defenders and political opponents, in their efforts to silence critics and puni...

Press Release
September 15, 2015

Seven death sentences handed down by a Kuwait City court today are a misguided response to the bombing of Imam Sadiq Mosque in June this year and must be overturned, Amnesty International said.

Report
February 25, 2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...

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