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World Press Freedom day

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May 3rd of every year coincides with the World Press Freedom day, today is the 18th occurrence of this celebration. On this occasion, I wish to recognise hardworking journalists everywhere and pay them the respect that a lot of them deserve. I would also like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those brave journalists who paid with their very lives to get us the stories we read in our newspapers. Bahrain …

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It’s over

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I’m glad to inform you that the libel case levied against me by the minister of agricultural affairs and municipalities Mansour bin Rajab has officially been dropped this morning and the judge has accepted our joint signed document. As such, I have removed the gag! I’ll blog more about the whole experience at a later date, maybe even write a book, goodness knows I have enough material to fill a few pages up! Thanks once again …

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BJA Press Release in regards to the case settlement between Al-Yousif and bin Rajab

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بيان من جمعية الصحفيين البحرينية الجمعية تعلن ارتياحها للمصالحة بين البلوغر “اليوسف” والوزير “رجب” تعلن جمعية الصحفيين البحرينية عن ارتياحها للمصالحة التي تمت بين البلوغر البحريني محمود اليوسف ووزير البلديات منصور بن رجب والتي أفضت إلى سحب القضية المرفوعة أمام القضاء البحريني ضد البلوغر اليوسف. هذا، وتتقدم الجمعية بالشكر الجزيل إلى المحامية فاطمة الحواج – ممثلة الجمعية في الدفاع عن البلوغر محمود اليوسف على ما قدمته من جهود في سبيل إتمام هذه المصالحة مقدرة الدور الإيجابي …

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Demands for change are gathering apace

The weather was hot, the temperature was certainly over 40 degrees Celsius and the humidity wasn’t forgiving and neither was the sun, but the intelligentsia or Bahrain gathered yesterday in front of the Parliament building to demonstrate in commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day, in solidarity with Isa Al-Shayji who is demanding that MP Mohammed Khaled’s parliamentary immunity be lifted in order for him to stand trial accused of publicly insulting him and of course …

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