Tag: activism

Websites ‘shut without notice’

24 Nov, '050 Comments

FORTY websites were allegedly shut down this week by the Information Ministry without warning or prior notice, Bahraini webmasters claimed yesterday. They include a number of popular Bahraini websites regularly visited by surfers for political developments in the kingdom. They include www.montadayat.org, which was closed permanently on Monday after being closed on Friday and reopened […]

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Demonstrations

Demonstrations

9 Nov, '0538 Comments

I’ve attended two demonstrations this afternoon in Bahrain, one was FOR the codification of personal and family status laws now, while I drove past the other which was AGAINST the codification of these laws without a perpetual guarantee to not tamper with the resultant laws by anyone other than approved clerics. The first demonstration was […]

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Islamic Action Society administratively closed for 45 days

5 Jul, '051 Comment

Nothing damages political causes like some fired-up brain-fartist™ going off at a tangent. In an event which was organised by the Islamic Action Society at the Society of Engineers’ premises in Juffair to “honour the 73.” These are the 73 people who in the 70s 1981 wanted to overthrow the government and who have all […]

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Another journalist in the dock due to Bahrain’s press laws

30 May, '056 Comments

They originally said that they will not use the infamous Law 47 of 2002 (arabic)and it’s “just administrative”, however we continue to see journalists being gagged using this archaic and unfair law. In this particular instance, the journalist submitted reports to a “foreign” newspaper without being registered as a foreign correspondent with the Ministry of […]

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Is it worth it?

27 Feb, '0552 Comments

A Bahraini blogger was reportedly arrested this morning, no charges are published yet, but the draconian way of the arrest is alarming. Probably armed with an arrest warrant from the public prosecutor, the police went to Ali Abdulimam’s house and on not finding him there, arbitrarily have taken his sister instead probably to ensure that […]

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