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· December, 2006

Stories about Bahrain from December, 2006

Arabisc: Imprisoned Egyptian Blogger Lost in Legal Wrangle!

9 December 2006

In my last post, I translated excrepts from a post written by Egyptian blogger Abdulkareem Sulaiman, who is being held in custody for articles he wrote online, describing the unhealthy conditions he is being forced to adapt to behind bars. Well, his saga seems to continue, in a legal tangle...

Arabisc: Asian Games, Democracy and Models

4 December 2006

Why was there no celebration of the Arab heritage in the opening of the Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, and what is the relationship between democracy and models and why is an Egyptian blogger asking his readers to watch award-winning movie Good Night and Good Luck? These are some of...

The Week That Was in Bahrain

3 December 2006

Bahrain has just completed round two of its Parliamentary and Municipal Council elections, which saw a majority government-backed Islamist Parliament in place. According to Mahmood Al Yousif, only one ‘liberal’ candidate made it to Parliament. “All but one of the liberal candidates have not made it into the new parliament,...

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