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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, E/CN.4/2001/64, February 13, 2001: Kuwait

176. On 26 January 2000, the Special Rapporteur transmitted an urgent appeal to the Government regarding the sentencing on 22 January 2000 of Dr. Alya Shu’ayb, Laila Al-Othman and Yahia Al-Rubay’an to two months in jail and a fine for writings that were said to cause harm to religion and to morality since they mentioned lesbian relationships.

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