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The activists are being investigated on charges of threatening the state, spreading false news, harming the reputation of friendly countries, and misuse of the telephone.

Bedoon women attend a seminar hosted by the Kuwait Human Rights Association in Kuwait City, 4 November 2006, YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images

Authorities continue to target human rights defenders who took part in four sit-ins organised in front of the Central Apparatus for Illegal Residents’ Affairs.

Bedoon men attend a seminar hosted by the Kuwait Human Rights Association to talk about the suffering of tens of thousands of stateless Arabs known as 'bidoon', in Kuwait City, 4 November 2006, YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images

Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli and Hamid Jameel were summoned by Kuwait’s Electronic and Cyber Crime Combatting Department (ECCCD) for their peaceful activities on the internet.