Stories about Bahrain from April, 2010
Bahrain: Mideast Tunes Launched
Mideast Youth has launched a new project Mideast Tunes – which is dedicated to providing a platform for emerging musicians in the Middle East. “Our aim is to encourage, inspire and expose talented young artists across the region,” they write.
Bahrain: Salman and Threatened Voices
From Bahrain, the Free Hasan Salman blog noted the inclusion of Salman in Global Voices Online's Threatened Voices. Salman was arrested on May 14, 2009, for allegedly leaking the names of security personnel to websites.
Bahrain: Going Commando
Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif jots down his experiences – which include going commando – in the first few hours of the morning in this post.
Bahrain: Car Parks and Corpse Washers
Bint Battuta in Bahrain narrates one of her adventures in this post on car parks and corpse washers.
Bahrain: Mideast Youth Gallery Launched
Mideast Youth has launched a gallery which explores “images of the Middle East..from around the web.” Click here for a preview.
Arab World: Arab Tweeple Launched
ArabTweeple is the first directory indexing more than 15,000 Arab Twitter users.
Bahrain: Defending the Kingdom
Around 5,000 people from Bahrain have joined a Facebook group entitled: You don't deserve to live in a country you don't protect (Ar).
Arab World: Pulling all the Stops for the BoBs
Arab bloggers nominated for the annual Best of the Blogs award (The BoBs) are pulling all the stops, to attract more votes. Who are the nominated bloggers and who will you vote for?