Tag: human-rights

Irrepressible

28 May, '0614 Comments

Here’s a pledge that I would – and have – taken quite readily: I believe the Internet should be a force for political freedom, not repression. People have the right to seek and receive information and to express their peaceful beliefs online without fear or interference. I call on governments to stop the unwarranted restriction […]

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Reminder: Batelco Broadband Open Discussion TONIGHT.

14 May, '0625 Comments

References: Mahmood’s Den Boycott Batelco Batelco Broadband Bahrain; Prices and New Packages Buckling under pressure Batelco Responds re the new Broadband Packages BoycottBatelco Batelco CEO responds Batelco.Info Arabic coverage and forum Petitions Please sign the petition if you haven’t already, please be courteous. Sign the guestbook at boycottbatelco.com, again, please be courteous. I would like […]

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Heh… Bahrain, Saudi elected to UN Human Rights body!

9 May, '0618 Comments

Bahrain, I can barely understand. We’re on the cusp of change which could go either way. We’ve had some strides with reparation and held international rapprochement conferences here, as well as those for transitional justice, so at least we’re going through the motions, hence our election into the Human Rights body of the United Nations […]

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Egypt, the “mother of the world”, starts to eat its children!

Egypt, the “mother of the world”, starts to eat its children!

8 May, '0611 Comments

Ambassador Mahmoud Abdel Gawad Po Box 818, Villa 18, Road 23, Mahouz, Manama 332, Bahrain Tel: (+973) 1772 0005 Fax: (973) 1772 1518 email egyembbh@batelco.com.bh website Mubarak didn’t you have enough already? How old are you for goodness sake? 21 raring to take on the whole world by the scruff of the neck? No, you’re […]

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Going South

6 May, '0610 Comments

If you’re already wet, would being sprayed make you even wetter? What if you jumped in the pool when you’re already wet, would that make you wetter? Of course not. So what if Bahrain once again went south in its ranking in the Press Freedom Index for 2006? Okay, it’s just a few ranking postions: […]

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