Tag: freedom-of-expression

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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Libel case to be heard in the High Criminal Court!

Libel case to be heard in the High Criminal Court!

12 Apr, '0753 Comments

I received a summons yesterday delivered to my home instructing me to present myself at the High Criminal Court next Tuesday (17 April 2007) charged under both the Penal Code (3/92, 364, 365) and the Press & Publications Law 47/2002 (3/4, 72, 77) in the defamation case brought against me by a sitting minister; H. […]

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BJA condemns minister’s reneging on an agreement to drop case against blogger

13 Feb, '0718 Comments

Post updated at 21:25 on 13 Feb, ’07 with English translation by me of the Bahrain Journalists Association’s press release. The Bahrain Journalists Association has just released a strongly worded press release in which it condemned the minister of municipalities and agriculture’s reneging on an agreement in which I have fully fulfilled. My thanks go […]

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Libel case going ahead

13 Feb, '0737 Comments

Unfortunately the mediation between the minister of municipalities and agriculture and myself to resolve the dispute and perceived libel has not been successful. I have demonstrated my good will over the last few days by amending the original article, but that it seems is not enough for the right honourable gentleman. The minister wants to […]

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BCHR first to declare support in libel case

12 Feb, '070 Comments

I am indebted to the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights for being the very first organisation to offer me their unstinting support in the libel case brought against me by the minister of municipalities and agriculture and releasing a statement to that effect. My neglect to mention this fact is my personal stinking brain-fart so […]

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