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· September, 2012

Stories about Bahrain from September, 2012

Bahrain: Can Democracy and Islam Co-Exist?

Can democracy exist in Islamic societies? This was the topic of conversation between Bahraini bloggers today.

Bahrain: A Country for Disgruntled Citizens

Bahraini blogger Ali Al Saeed suggests: @alialsaeed: Perhaps disgruntled citizens from around the world should consider starting their own country? Worth a try.

Bahrain Censors UN Website for Human Rights Session Live Stream

Human rights activist Mohammed Al Maskati, who is attending the Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, tweets: @MohdMaskati: Authorities in #Bahrain put obstacles to access #UN website for live...

Bahrain: Despite the Ban, Opposition Protests in the Capital

Despite a ban which prohibits Bahrainis from protesting in the capital Manama, demonstrators braved police and turned out for a call to protest led by opposition societies. Elias Maki takes...

Bahrain: Appeals Court Upholds Life Imprisonment for Opposition Leaders

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011. Bahrain's High Court of Appeals upheld jail sentences against 20 opposition figures accused of plotting to overthrow the...

Bahrain: Leading Opposition Figures on Trial

Bahrain's High Court of Appeals is expected to announce its verdict in the case of 13 leading opposition figures accused of plotting to overthrow the regime tomorrow [September 4, 2012]....

Bahrain: “Our Women are Iron Women”

Bahraini Twitter users took a break from politics and had some fun this morning on the microblogging social network. Artist Anas Al Shaikh read a news article which said that...

UAE: Iranian Translators Distort Morsi's Speech

UAE-based journalist Hassan Hassan Storfies how Iranian translators distorted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi's speech, at the Non-Aligned Movement meeting in Tehran, replacing Syria with Bahrain and Arab Spring with Islamic...

Bahrain: Chaos in Court as Detention of Two Juveniles Is Renewed

A Bahraini judge has extended the detention of two juveniles aged 12 and 13 for an additional seven days on charges of arson and illegal assembly. The renewal is the...

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