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The Ministry of Information is listening

The Ministry of Information is listening

6 Aug, '087 Comments

Well, it’s more than listening. They can actually read and also visit this blog from time to time. I am honoured and well chuffed. Extremely. And this particular page has become their official home page! How would I know? Well because I do. They have used some of the information there to issue yet another […]

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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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Haaq.org blocked in Bahrain

Haaq.org blocked in Bahrain

14 Oct, '077 Comments

one of the first orders of the new minister is to block access within Bahrain to the Haq Political Movement website If the policy of blocking Internet access to web sites in Bahrain falls on the shoulders of the Ministry of Information, one which I had ample hope and aspiration of its restructuring to the […]

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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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