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Countdown started

Countdown started

21 Mar, '0753 Comments

We deserve the parliament we vote for. Here’s to hoping, against all odds, that the people who voted for these dark-ages jokers would learn from their lesson and don’t assume – for a third time – that religiosity = political ability or wisdom for that matter, as this parliament has amply proven. Welcome to the […]

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King’s Freedom of Expression Vow Ignored

King’s Freedom of Expression Vow Ignored

1 Mar, '078 Comments

No sooner than our king vowing to protect the freedoms of expression in Bahrain, than we get yet another journalist dragged in for questioning by the public prosecutor! The honour this time goes to Ja’afer Al-Jamri of Al-Wasat with a complaint brought against him by a government ex-employee for libel even though it has been […]

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King vows to promote freedom of expression

King vows to promote freedom of expression

27 Feb, '0714 Comments

In an audience today, the king met with the members of the Bahrain Journalist Association and: UNDERLINED HIS CONTINUOUS KEENNESS TO PROMOTE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION WHICH IS THE MOST EMINENT CONTRIBUTOR TO PRESS DEVELOPMENT URGING EVERY BODY TO STICK TO OBJECTIVITY AND HONESTY AND CHAMPION THE NATIONAL INTEREST. and just to be sure that the […]

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Al-Sahlawi & Al-Habshi are OUT!

Al-Sahlawi & Al-Habshi are OUT!

25 Feb, '077 Comments

Thanks to the big campaign and continuous pressure applied by society, Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahlawi and Hussain Al-Habshi have been released from prison at around 11am this morning. I have also confirmed this fact independently. I wish to officially congratulate them for their stance and sacrifice, and hope that with this, the Bahraini government too […]

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‘Press Freedom and the role of blogs in supporting Human Rights’ Workshop

25 Feb, '0713 Comments

The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights will be conducting a training workshop about Press Freedoms, the law and how it views freedoms of expression, practical demonstrations and tutorials on blogging and how to circumvent blocks to reach the content you require. This workshop will take place between 1-5 March, 2007 in the Bahrain Human […]

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