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State Department Criticizes Kuwait for Discrimination against Bedoon

[Excerpts from State Department’s annual report on the status of Human Rights in Kuwait. Read the full summary here] Kuwait is a constitutional, hereditary emirate

March 01, 2014 General
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Member of the Ruling Family Calls for the Expulsion of Bedoon

A member of the ruling family in Kuwait and the owner of al-Sahid newspaper Sabah al-Mohammad has published a column calling for the expulsion of Bedoon

October 07, 2013 General
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More restrictions on Bedoon driving licenses

As part of his arbitrary campaign that witnessed the deportations of many foreign workers based on their traffic violations, the ministry of interior affairs official

July 24, 2013 General
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Arbitrary system of security holds on Bedoon

In an earlier statement made inside the parliament, minister of interior affairs claimed that holds made on Bedoon records are for “national security” reasons. In

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Minister: Holds on Bedoon for National Security

In a parliamentary session held late May, Member of the parliament Adel Al-Khrafi directed questions to the Minister of Interior Affairs Sheikh Ahmed Al-Humood Al-Sabah

June 17, 2013 Citizenship, General, Violations
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Bedoon street-seller sentenced to a month in jail

* Ministry of information ban and confiscated a TV episode discussing the Bedoon issue.   According to Sabr newspaper, Kuwaiti activist and former parliamentary candidate

May 29, 2013 Arrests, General, Violations
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Bedoon poet’s book banned in Kuwait

In an interview with Ahmed Al-Rislany on Al-Youm TV, the stateless poet talked about the ban of his new book “Here is a Bedoon” (Hona

May 29, 2013 General
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Kuwaiti MP: 37K of Bedoon are Al-Sadir Militants

Kuwaiti member of the parliament Mishary Al-Hussainy has recently¬†accused 37 thousand of Bedoon of being militants of The Sadir Army of Iraq. The MP’s statement

March 26, 2013 General
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Foreign Ministry Objects to the Word “Stateless”

Head of coordination section in Kuwait’s Foreign Ministry Khaled al-Mghamis spoke today against reports coming from the United States regarding Human Rights status in Kuwait.

March 25, 2013 General
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State violations against Bedoon teachers

In one of its attempts to assure international NGOs, Kuwait has been promising jobs in public sectors for the Bedoon. The country has set up

February 28, 2013 Discrimination, General, Violations
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