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· September, 2010

Stories about Bahrain from September, 2010

Bahrain: Who is Ali Abdulemam?

Bahraini blogger Hussain Yousif describes his jailed friend blogger Ali Abdulemam in this post. For more details on Ali's arrest, read this.

Bahrain: Access to Political Societies Websites Blocked

Bahrain has blocked access to countless websites, blogs and the websites of political societies, ahead of parliamentary elections. Mahmood Al Yousif comments on the development here.

Bahrain: Human Rights Societies

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif gives us a sneak preview to what has been happening on the human rights societies scene recently.

Bahrain: Unwatchable TV

Mahmood Al Yousif, from Bahrain, is livid that more money is being pumped into Bahrain Television. He writes: “this .. television station must be the most invested in in the...

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab Banned from Travelling

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab reports on Twitter: “#bahrain I am banned from traveling.”

Bahrain: BlackBerry News Services Banned – Again

“Bahrain’s authorities have ordered a BlackBerry news provider to stop his services, citing violations of the media laws,” writes Habib Toumi. This is the second time this service is banned.

Bahrain: Infallible Prophets

Are all prophets infallible? Bint Battuta in Bahrain digs deeper into the issue.

Bahrain: Doctored Translations

“Some of our illustrious press carried a doctored translation in Arabic of what the US State Department spokesman said when asked about the deteriorating security situation in Bahrain,” writes Bahraini...

Lebanon: Bloggers with Battle Scars

“It was always embarrassing to attend Arab bloggers’ conferences as a “Lebanese” blogger. Everyone else had real battle scars… So we really had nothing to contribute to discussions of activists...

Togo: The Most Hilarious Sports Joke of the Year

Togo's football federation says the “national team” that played an exhibition match against Bahrain on September 7, 2010 was fake. Togo's sports minister says that the team was made up...

MENA: Voicing Support for Arrested Bahraini Blogger Ali Abdulemam

Outrage over the arrest of Bahraini human rights activist and blogger Ali Abdulemam has sparked an outpouring of support from around the world.

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