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Witch hunt continues unabated

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7 more people have been detained by the Public Prosecutor under the guise of the recently announced “protecting our values” as determined by the Prime Minister. This time, 3 of those investigated are writers for Alwefaq’s political party’s publication, the remainder are connected apparently with the already banned sites. Raise your hands if you think this is a clear abuse of power and yet another attempt at silencing criticism cloaked in “protecting our values” thingy. …

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Repositioning BahrainBlogs.org

BahrainBlogs.org, the free blog publishing platform is dead and I don’t have the time to continue to maintain it, especially considering the plethora of various free and much better managed platforms available on the net like Blogger and WordPress. Therefore, I have decided to re-define the domain’s role to just an aggregator which now moves from /rss to the main http://bahrainblogs.org. If you have linked to any item on the /rss subdirectory, have no fear, that …

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Taking a page out of my friend John’s book, allow me to spread the love a little; There are quite a lot of blogs (obviously) around the world, and the Bahraini scene is really exploding with new blogs appearing almost every week and it won’t be too long when we discover that the frequency will increase to daily exposures. It’s only natural. We Bahrainis do like to write and we are an opinionated bunch! So let …

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BahrainBlogs.org fixed

I hope! The problem was I think one file was overwritten when I upgraded from the older 1.5 version of WP to 2.x. I have wiped out the database, manually entered every single link, then pulled your defined contents (if you define your feed availability to only 10, then those were pulled, check your Options/Reading page in WP). I have also updated the automated script to pull content every 30 15 minutes, instead of just every …

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