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Kuwait: Deplorable resumption of executions

Headline Title:  Kuwait: Deplorable resumption of executions 02 April 2013 The execution of three men in Kuwait on 1 April marks a real setback in a region where many countries show a shocking disregard for the right to life.“These are the first executions carried out in Kuwait since 2007 and mark a deplorable setback for human rights in the country,” said Ann Harrison, Amnesty International's Deputy Programme Director for the Middle East and North Africa.“In a region where executions are sadly all too commonplace, Kuwait marked a beacon of hope by declining to execute people for almost…

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