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The view from Bahrain

The view from Bahrain

30 Oct, '0620 Comments

Democracy? Human rights? Freedom of Expression? President of the UN? XIX Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which the Bahraini Government is a signatory of states: Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information […]

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One more site blocked in Bahrain

26 Oct, '0632 Comments

It used to be just 9 that were blocked: Bahrain Online Montadayat al Bahrain Bahrain National Committee for Martyrs and Victims of Torture Sarah al Watani Ahrar al Bahrain Bahrain Times Al Saheefa Tubli.net Rezgar and now, it appears that someone who is really shaking in his boots and deems it very necessary to protect […]

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MoI threatens websites.. again.

MoI threatens websites.. again.

11 Oct, '0610 Comments

They’re using that old “protecting Islam” chestnut again, here’s the copy: أغلقت موقعي «صوت الحق» و«إسلاميات» «الإعلام» ترصد المواقع الإلكترونية المسيئة للإسلام صرح القائم بأعمال مدير إدارة المطبوعات والنشر في وزارة الإعلام حسن عون بان الوزارة تحرص على رصد المواقع التي تسيء الى الإسلام والى شخص الرسول الكريم، خصوصا بعد الموجة التي تفشت في معظم […]

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Is our culture so weak?

Is our culture so weak?

8 Aug, '0620 Comments

What possible service does blocking access to information, any type of information, do to a community? The only effect that these restrictions can bring to is the a continued regression into an information black hole which ultimately leads to the regression of a whole nation in its development and competitive chances in a very fast […]

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TERRORISM, definition of

12 Jul, '069 Comments

Let’s see… the UN says that terrorism is defined as: criminal acts intended or calculated to provoke a state of terror in the general public, a group of persons or particular persons for political purposes are in any circumstance unjustifiable, whatever the considerations of a political, philosophical, ideological, racial, ethnic, religious or other nature that […]

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