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Urged to Amend

There's increasing opposition to a Kuwaiti law requiring all citizens, residents, and visitors to give DNA samples, Stat News reports.

The law was passed in July 2015 and is aimed at reducing crime and terrorism, but critics say it's an invasion of privacy. The law has yet to go into effect; however, Stat News says that as Kuwait will soon be rolling out new passports, there are concerns that testing may begin with people who apply for new documents.

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