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23 July 2014
Kuwait's decision to revoke the nationalities of opposition members and their families has sent shock waves across the Gulf. Noor Mattar tells us why.
1 April 2014
7 October 2013
As many as 120,000 stateless Kuwaitis (Bedoon) are denied access to healthcare, education, employment, and any sort of documentation. They are now protesting to get their rights.
30 July 2013
Under Kuwaiti law, lese majeste is prohibited as the Emir's stance "cannot be violated." Some argued those convicted and imprisoned were exercising their freedom of speech.
20 February 2013
A video blogger in Kuwait is walking away from his cyber-activism, writing that police have threatened and beaten him. Mona Kareem tells us why the Angry Bedoon will no longer...
22 January 2013
On January 16, stateless activist Abdulhakim AlFadhli entered hunger strike in prison right after getting a two-year jail sentence. The court charged the activist with attacking a policeman in a...
10 January 2013
Kuwait slapped a two year prison sentence to yet another Twitter user for using the microblogging site to insult its ruler. Netizens react.
23 December 2012
Over the past two years, people outside the Gulf, have been exposed to the issue of statelessness in the region as the Bedoon (which translates to without in Arabic) communities...
13 November 2012
Barack Obama has won a second term as US President but how does he fare among netizens across the Arab world? Here's a snippet of the conversation on Twitter following...
6 November 2012
Tens of thousands showed up in the areas of Mishref and Sabah Al-Salem protesting the Kuwaiti Amir's amendment of the voting law which allows a citizen to vote for one...