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Newspaper Banned in Bahrain

Newspaper Banned in Bahrain

22 Jun, '0915 Comments

Not that I love Akhbar Al-Khaleej, nothing could be more remote from the truth, but my feeling for this decrepit paper, its publisher or some of its so called journalists is completely immaterial, but it should not have been banned under whatever reason given or withheld by whatever organ of government dictating this latest ban […]

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Known blocked sites in Bahrain top 40

Known blocked sites in Bahrain top 40

29 Jul, '0812 Comments

I’ve just compiled a new list of blocked websites in Bahrain and I was able to find most of the administrative order numbers instructing ISPs to block them. The new list is available here. Should you have any information about this issue, please do contact me in confidence.

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RSF gets a bit too Bolshy

17 Oct, '079 Comments

It looks like there is a new admin for this area for RSF… there must be, as their latest press release about Bahrain is a bit, well, unduly strong. I would have thought that they could be a little bit more politically cognizant and temper it down a bit. Saying something like: Determined to oppose […]

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Honey, I’m hoooome!

Honey, I’m hoooome!

2 Nov, '06102 Comments

We’re back! Thanks again… to everyone, and to Dr. Yateem, the undersecretary of the Ministry of Information and the Minister for proving that they are understanding and reasonable people. I’m not sure how many countries in the world that a citizen can go and meet such high up people, discuss issues with them in a […]

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Thanks Mohammed and Esra’a

1 Nov, '060 Comments

I would like to extend my deepest thanks and appreciation for both Mohammed Al-Maskati (emoodz.com) and Esra’a Ahmed (mideastyouth.com) for their unstinting support they have offered and their trials to unblock my blog. Their efforts, created websites, and brilliant creative ideas and passion demonstrated to protect the freedom of speech in Bahrain is a testament […]

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