Politics

Retooling the press law

5 May, '086 Comments

The Bahraini Press and Publications Law number 47 of 2002 has been contentious since the day it was promulgated. It has gone through a couple of revisions, one of them unwritten when the prime minister ordered a freeze on journalists’ imprisonment, but it fell far short from what journalists and writers were striving for. The […]

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M.Report S01E16 – BJA launches an Anti-sectarian code of ethics

5 May, '082 Comments

The Bahrain Journalists Association launched a much needed anti-sectarian code of ethics as part of them recognising the World Press Freedom Day. Bloggers should join too.

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Zoning (almost) completed

16 Apr, '082 Comments

Bahrain launched its much awaiting National Plan in which the whole country is finally zoned and huge infrastructural projects announced.

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The Handouts Culture intensifies

The Handouts Culture intensifies

16 Apr, '082 Comments

The parliament is wasting the country’s finances by abrogating its job of guarding public funds by overspending without any oversight nor reason to do so.

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Shamlawi contesting electoral districts

Shamlawi contesting electoral districts

15 Apr, '089 Comments

One of the main grievances people of Bahrain have is the iniquitous distribution of the electoral districts. We find that in the 2006 elections for instance, the Northern Governate contains a total of 91,874 voters electing nine members of parliament; while in the Southern Governate, the voters there number only 16,571 but they get to […]

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