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Enemies of the State

Enemies of the State

1 Feb, '0712 Comments

Bahrainis Dr. Mohammed Saeed and Hussain Al-Habshi start serving their time in prison today for voicing their political opinions. The first for a year, the second for 6 months. Isolated from their jobs, their families and their community simply for voicing a political opinion which the government interpreted as tantamount to carrying arms and forcibly […]

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Bahrain jails political activists

Bahrain jails political activists

31 Jan, '079 Comments

A court in Bahrain on Wednesday sent two political activists to jail for possessing leaflets calling for a boycott of recent legislative elections, their lawyer said. Mohammed Saeed Al Sahlawi, a dentist, received a one-year jail sentence while insurance executive Hussein al Hibshi was sentenced to six months in prison, lawyer Mohammed Ahmad told AFP. […]

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Please sign the petition to release the Bahraini prisoners of conscience

Please sign the petition to release the Bahraini prisoners of conscience

20 Jan, '0714 Comments

A letter is being sent to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa petitioning his majesty to stand with the freedoms of expression guarantees by his constitution and to release the two prisoners of conscience: Dr. Mohammed Saeed and Hussain Abdulaziz. Both gentlemen are being accused of a plethora of traitorous offenses which could land […]

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Curtis Sliwa’s in Bahrain

Curtis Sliwa’s in Bahrain

12 Jan, '0716 Comments

For just a few days, invited by the Bahrain Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organisation, a group of just 22 people, to address a few schools and business groups in Bahrain to talk to them about his various community projects, the most visible of which is the Guardian Angels of course. I was invited by […]

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‘Women without Shadows’ tonight at BCC

‘Women without Shadows’ tonight at BCC

11 Jan, '0718 Comments

Haifaa Al-Mansour will be showing her much acclaimed film Women without Shadows tonight at 6PM at the Bahrain Cinema Club. The film and its director both received various local and international accolades, some of which are: The Golden Dagger in Muscat Film Festival for best documentary- 2006 The Critics Golden Dagger for best film- Muscat […]

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