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Kuwait: End Police Abuses Against Transgender Women

January 26, 2012

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Law Against ‘Imitating the Opposite Sex’ Leads to Torture, Arbitrary ArrestsJanuary 15, 2012 (Kuwait City) – Kuwaiti police have tortured and sexually abused transgender women using a discriminatory law, passed in 2007, which arbitrarily criminalizes “imitating the opposite sex,” Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The government of Kuwait should repeal the […]

Kuwait’s Ban on “High School Girls” a Mistake

September 5, 2011

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September 5th, 2011Samya Ramadan is over, and this is normally the time for loads of critical commentaries on soap operas featured on Arab television during the holy month. Several Ramadan dramas like “Al Hassan Wal Hussein” (on the roots of Sunni-Shi’ite tensions) and “In the Presence of the Absence” (on the late renowned Palestinian poet […]

Kuwait’s Ban on “High School Girls” a Mistake

September 5, 2011

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September 5th, 2011Samya Ramadan is over, and this is normally the time for loads of critical commentaries on soap operas featured on Arab television during the holy month. Several Ramadan dramas like “Al Hassan Wal Hussein” (on the roots of Sunni-Shi’ite tensions) and “In the Presence of the Absence” (on the late renowned Palestinian poet […]