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Kuwait: Defending the Civil & Human Rights of the Bedoon Community in Kuwait at the UNHRC

2017-09-23

On 21 September 2017, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights together with its human rights partners NGOs, organised a side event during the 36th session of the UNHRC entitled, "Defending the Civil & Human…

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Kuwait: Human rights defender Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli released

2017-08-04

At 8:30pm on 01 August 2017, human rights defender Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli was released from the Central Prison in Kuwait on bail of 500 Kuwait Dinars (approx. USD$1650) after serving a one-year sentence…

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Kuwait: Discrimination of Bedoon Community

2017-07-28

An alternative report submitted by GCHR to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)[1] was ratified…

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Kuwait: Prominent Bedoon human rights defender Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli must be released

2017-07-14

Prominent human rights defender Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli is still being held at the Central Prison in Kuwait and risks facing deportation from the country, according to reports received by the Gulf Centre…

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Kuwait: Human rights defender Hadeel Buqrais and participants in “Walking for Her" campaign threatened

2017-04-07

In Kuwait, human rights defender Hadeel Buqrais, as well as other participants in the "Walking for Her" campaign, were threatened by telephone, e-mail and social media websites after joining the campaign…

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Kuwait: Detained human rights defender Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli ends hunger strike

2017-03-13

Detained human rights defender Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli suspended his hunger strike in Kuwait on 03 March 2017 after the Central Prison administration agreed to communicate with the authorities about his…

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