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“Just Bahraini” not welcome at checkpoints

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Leena Al Olaimy On Friday 18th March 2011, @LAlOlaimy said: @khalidalkhalifa I’m VERY concerned by what I just heard re: my aunt’s checkpoint experience. #Bahrain police tried to provoke her & found a ‘لا سني لا شيعي بس بحريني‘ badge in her bag. The police ridiculed her asking if she really believes in it? She responded ‘yes’. He threatened her & said ‘Do you know what I can do to you?! I can do anything to …

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Code of Ethics to be launched today

After months of negotiations, of retooling and retouching the code, we are finally at the point to launch it officially this afternoon, on this, a very auspicious day in the history of our country; it’s 37th anniversary of its Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. So congratulations, my friends, on both occasions which shall remain very dear to me, and I suspect all of us Bahrainis. The launch will be at the Bahrain Human Rights Society’s …

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Proposed Bloggers’ Code of Ethics Against Sectarianism

Code Text Finalised and Published in both Arabic and English on 14 August 2008 – click here to read and adopt We have discussed this issue many times before, and we have successfully launched the Just Bahraini campaign, I believe that in the current circumstances, it is time to notch it up higher, and as bloggers, stand united together against sectarianism and discrimination in all their forms. Therefore, I propose the following code to be adopted …

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First non-sectarian mosque to be built in Bahrain

The King Hamad Grand Mosque is being built on the instruction of king Hamad between the islands of Manama and Muharraq. The construction of the compound and its beauty and facilities pale into insignificance when the king attests that this new house of worship is destined to be used by all Muslims without exception; in his presentation yesterday, he stated:وبما أن للمسلمين قبلة واحدة يتوجهون إليها في صلواتهم فسيكون هذا الصرح الإسلامي جامعاً للمسلمين جميعاً …

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Just Bahraini at Wa’ad tonight

Wa’ad will be holding an anti-sectarian seminar tonight with some community leaders speaking. We will be there too and intend to distribute over 1,500 buttons! We would love it if you would come too and help send the message of a One Bahrain.«شعب واحد يتحدى الطائفية» في «وعد» تستضيف جمعية العمل الوطني الديمقراطي (وعد) مساء اليوم الخميس في تمام الساعة الثامنة الندوة الجماهيرية نعم لوحدة وطنية وإسلامية، لا لفتنة طائفية والتي ينظمها منتديات شعب البحرين …

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