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The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens?

6 Apr, '1116 Comments

Thanks Robert!

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I’m back!

1 Apr, '11109 Comments

Hello my friends! I missed you! I can’t thank you enough for your generous support over the last couple of days. They have been very difficult for my family and friends. I’m glad to say that I have been handled well enough while incarcerated. The authorities launched an investigation and I answered and defended myself […]

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Punishments

Punishments

21 Mar, '11105 Comments

Punishments come in various guises, but the worst of those are the collective and indiscriminate ones. I think we’re seeing that today levied against the most respected newspaper in Bahrain. Al-Wasat comes to our doors with just 20 pages, and virtually no advertisements whatsoever. If this carries on, not only tens of families will lose […]

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“Just Bahraini” not welcome at checkpoints

“Just Bahraini” not welcome at checkpoints

19 Mar, '1149 Comments

Leena Al Olaimy On Friday 18th March 2011, @LAlOlaimy said: @khalidalkhalifa I’m VERY concerned by what I just heard re: my aunt’s checkpoint experience. #Bahrain police tried to provoke her & found a ‘لا سني لا شيعي بس بحريني‘ badge in her bag. The police ridiculed her asking if she really believes in it? She responded ‘yes’. […]

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Pyrrhic Victories

18 Mar, '1139 Comments

The Pearl has been cleared. A pseudo-martial law is in effect. Ten more protestors were killed, along with two security personnel and three expatriate residents as far as I can tell, bringing the total lives lost so far to 23 since Feb 14. Six opposition figures have been apprehended, five of whom were just released […]

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