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Kuwait: Commute Hassan Abdulhadi Ali al-Hajiya and Abdulredha Haydar Dahqani's Death Sentences (UA 199/15)
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.
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