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Riot Police Violently Disperse Bedoon Protest in Kuwait's Freedom Square

[Police officers arrest Bedoon protesters in Taima, 1 May 2012. Image by Getty Images.]

[The following is a Bedoon Rights report on the violent break-up of a Bedoon protest on 1 May 2012 in Freedom Square and the consequent arrest of fourteen protesters, including one journalist.] After two weeks of waiting, around two hundred Bedoon protesters gathered in the Taima area to protest for their right to citizenship and against the discriminatory policies and false promises of the Central Agency. The protest started in Najashi Street after the afternoon prayer in ...

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Bedoon Rights

 

Bedoon Rights is a network founded by Kuwaiti-stateless advocate Mona Kareem putting together contributions by a number of stateless volunteers mostly based in Kuwait. The network is the only online reference in English devoted for the case of statelessness in Kuwait providing relevant official documents translated, reports made by international organizations, daily reporting, videos, photos, and offering help to journalists, correspondents, and bloggers interested in spotting the light on the stateless struggle in Kuwait by offering information, on-ground guidance, and setting up relevant interviews.