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Welcome home Fouad!

Welcome home Fouad!

26 Apr, '087 Comments

Saudi Jeans reports that Fouad Al-Farhan has been released from custody after a 137 days incarceration, held without any charges. We don’t know the details of his release and what he had to give up or sign for the authorities to finally let him go, I suspect we will hear his stories quite soon – […]

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Blogger does Arabic!

Blogger does Arabic!

19 Jan, '088 Comments

Blogger introduced three right-to-left languages – Arabic, Farsi and Hebrew – and not only flipped the whole interface for those languages around, but allowed the text editor to be fully bidirectionally aware, ie, you can mix English and Arabic in the same post and the editor will know which is which. This is a major […]

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Saudi blogger Fouad Al-Farhan arrested

Saudi blogger Fouad Al-Farhan arrested

23 Dec, '0727 Comments

Fouad Al-Farhan is one of a very few Saudi bloggers who chooses to blog under their own name, publishes his picture and challenges the establishment with utter bravery has been arrested in Saudi. This is not Fouad’s first altercation with the authorities there. His blog has been banned in Saudi in February 2007. He resumed […]

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At the High Court at 9:30 for 10:00

16 Apr, '0715 Comments

We’re all gathering tomorrow morning at the Court building at 9:30. Cases are looked at starting at 10:00am. It’s a freedom of expression case, any way you look at it. Please show your opposition to attempts to stifle this freedom by being there. Thank you.

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جمعية الصحفيين البحرينية تستنكر محاكمة البلوغر البحريني محمود اليوسف

15 Apr, '0719 Comments

ندعو الصحافيين للإحتشاد أمام المحكمة الجفير – جمعية الصحفيين البحرينية – الأحد الموافق 15 ابريل 2007 تدعو جمعية الصحفيين البحرينية جميع المنتمين للجسم الصحافي في البحرين إلى الإحتشاد والتضامن مع البلوغر البحريني محمود اليوسف، وذلك أمام المحكمة الجنائية الكبرى يوم غد الثلاثاء القادم الموافق 17 أبريل 2007 في القضية المرفوعة ضده من قبل وزير البلديات […]

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