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30th Bloggers’ Gathering THIS Thursday!

30th Bloggers’ Gathering THIS Thursday!

3 Jul, '0714 Comments

Guys, the landmark 30th Bahrain Bloggers’ Gathering is happening this Thursday – 5 July, ’07 at Al-Bareh Café starting at 7pm. See you there! UPDATE: KRIS HAS PROMISED TO BRING THE NEW iPHONE FOR US TO DROOL ON, SO YOU BETTER COME OVER!

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Egypt: Judge’s request to block websites rejected

22 Jun, '0710 Comments

Some good news for a change! The State Commissioner Committee in Egypt has rejected the request made by the judge Abdel Fattah Mourad to block 51 websites and blogs deemed insulting the state’s dignity and threatening Egypt’s interests. In the meantime, the investigation on blogger Amr Gharbia, who was charged for defaming Judge Mourad, has […]

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Bahraini Blogwars

19 May, '072 Comments

There is an excellent investigative and opinion piece in Al-Wasat today about blogs and blogging in Bahrain by Adel Marzooq (Arabic). He raises quite a number of questions which require some mulling over and addressed – maybe at our next bloggers’ gathering or through a series of posts (or podcasts?) as thinking about them can […]

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The effectiveness of Bahrain blogs

15 May, '077 Comments

The Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich has released an in-depth report about blogs and forums in Bahrain and how they affected the political discourse in this country: Bahrain in transition, from blog to street The large and rapidly diversifying Bahraini blogosphere is opening up fields of discussion and debate that could never have […]

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It’s over

8 May, '0732 Comments

I’m glad to inform you that the libel case levied against me by the minister of agricultural affairs and municipalities Mansour bin Rajab has officially been dropped this morning and the judge has accepted our joint signed document. As such, I have removed the gag! I’ll blog more about the whole experience at a later […]

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