Amnesty International has learned that Kuwaiti journalist Muhammad â€˜Abd al-Qader al-Jasem was released on bail on 4 December 2009, 12 days after being detained. He had been held at the Interior Ministryâ€™s Criminal Investigation Department in the Kuwaiti capital, Kuwait City, after criticizing the Kuwaiti Prime Minister, Sheikh Nasser Al Sabah, during a private meeting in October 2009.
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Myanmar: Rohingya Community Leaders Imprisoned (UA 73/15)
Four Rohingya men have been imprisoned for their role in community protests in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in 2013. They are prisoners of conscience who must be immediately and unconditionally released.