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“By continuing the process of inflation, governments can confiscate secretly and unobserved an important part of the wealth of their citizens.” – John Maynard Keynes, writing about the effects of a seemingly small amount of inflation every year.

Kuwait to Require DNA Testing for Everyone

A new DNA testing law will go into effect later this year in Kuwait. It is aimed at creating an integrated security database and reportedly does not include genealogical implications and should not affect personal freedoms and privacy. Senior officials told Kuwait Times that the law, the first of its kind in the world, will only be used for criminal security purposes. When the law (no. 78/2015) is applied, it will be binding on all citizens, expatriates and visitors too.

You can read more about this new law in an article in the Kuwait Times at http://goo.gl/yMk9Cz.

Categories: DNA

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