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Two trans women arrested in Kuwait

in KUWAIT, 01/12/2012

Kuwait continues with 'morality' campaigns that also target LGBT people, and in particular the trans community, with at least 15 transgender women now imprisoned.

The two, described by Al-Watan daily as ‘cross dressers’, were driving their car, but a police patrol became suspicious and tailed them. The two tried to escape, by switching to different streets and increased their speed but were chased and apprehended. The police ‘figured out’ they were in fact men [probably via id] and proceeded to arrest and send them to detention.

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