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· April, 2008

Stories about Bahrain from April, 2008

29 April 2008

Bahrain: Food, Money and Traffic

Bahraini bloggers are sticking to the important subjects this week: food, money and traffic congestion, writes Ayesha Saldanha who brings us the latest vibes from the local blogosphere this week.

Bahrain: Remembering Samar Al Ansari

Bahrain: Kick the Dog

Bahrain: Sleep Troubles

Bahrain: MPs call to deport homosexuals

Out of the closet and out of the country? Ayesha Saldanha brings us blogger reactions on how Bahraini MPs are pushing for a new law to clampdown on homosexuality among...

18 April 2008

Bahrain: Blogging for the environment

In recent months Bahrain's bloggers have been turning more and more to environmental issues, and one group of bloggers have even started a campaign to raise awareness about the environmental...

AIDS – A Taboo in the Arab World

AIDS, the deadly acquired immune deficiency syndrome, is a taboo word in the Arab world. But the scary word has managed to crop up in many blog posts this week...

13 April 2008

Bahrain: Policeman's death divides bloggers

Earlier this week a Bahraini policeman, Majid Asghar Ali, 27, was killed after a patrol car was attacked and set on fire near a village called Karzakan. Bahrain's bloggers have...

7 April 2008

Bahrain: Should young girls wear hijab?

Bahrain's bloggers have recently looked at topics including the difficulties of being a pedestrian in Bahrain, negative thinking amongst Bahraini youth, the pressure placed on young girls to wear the...