Kuwait set up its DNA database in 2002. It has no specific DNA database legislation. There have been renewed calls in 2012 for expansion.
The 2008 Interpol survey reports that 393 crime scene DNA profiles and 3,958 individuals' profiles were held in Kuwait at the time of the survey.
- External links
- Press articles
- Kuwait News Agency: Kuwait Genetic Conference Urges creation of National DNA Database (18th April 2012)
- Gulf Times: GCC mulls sharing personal data in war against crime, terror (26th November 2010)
- Kuwait News Agency: Kuwait is still suffering unknown fate of missing PoWs (29th August 2009)
- Kuwait News Agency: Interior Ministry Undersecretary confirms ministry's readiness at all times (2nd November 2005)