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The Return of the “Traitor Circles”

The Return of the “Traitor Circles”

10 Sep, '121 Comment

This is very troubling: Crackdown on cyber defamation Posted on » Monday, September 10, 2012 THE Interior Ministry is set to crack down on defamation against national and public figures on social media networks, the acting general director for combatting electronic and economic crimes revealed yesterday. He said anyone can report violations with details of […]

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Bahrain in the news

Bahrain in the news

22 May, '083 Comments

Two pieces of international news are hitting our screens regarding Bahrain that deserve a mention: The first is that Bahrain has been elected once again to the Human Rights Council – congratulations! The other is that it has slipped 9 places in this year’s Global Peace Index – commiserations. The first, though welcome news, needs […]

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UN Human Rights Council UPR deliberations videos online

7 Apr, '080 Comments

http://www.un.org/webcast/unhrc/archive.asp?go=021 have fun!

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In support of the World Autism Day

In support of the World Autism Day

2 Apr, '081 Comment

On 18th December 2007, United Nations General Assembly has designated 2nd April as World Autism day. Like a lot of people, I don’t know much about autism. I did come in contact with several children and young adults who suffer from autism during the recent Earth Day Art Competition organised by the Rotary Club of […]

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Provisional UNHCR report on Bahrain

Provisional UNHCR report on Bahrain

12 Mar, '085 Comments

Kiwi Nomad alluded to the “special” way that the GDN chooses to report the news, especially when the news is somewhat critical of the government. In this case, Geoff Bew seems to have chosen the ‘glass half full’ approach (of maybe his editor did? I don’t know) and printed the effervescent headline “UN report praises […]

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