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· December, 2012

Stories about Bahrain from December, 2012

No Haven for Citizen Journalists in Bahrain

After Bahrain police “Slap” video went viral the Minister of Interior issued a statement in which he asked that “anyone who films such an event should report it immediately” to...

MENA: Acclaimed Authors’ Favorites of 2012

Bahrain Police “Slap” Video Goes Viral

Two years ago what has become known as “The Arab Spring” was sparked when a member of the Tunisian police forces slapped a young man in Sidi Bouzid. People thought...

Bahrainis Protest on National Day

December 16 and 17 are official holidays in Bahrain. The first day is National Day and the second is to celebrate the accession of King Hamad. Unofficially, December 17 is...

Global Voices: Where Every Voice Counts

The idea that every voice counts is one that is very close to the notion of Global Voices as a platform and as a community. As netizens unite to have...

Bahrain: Mahazza Village Still Under Siege

For almost a month in Bahrain, the village of Mahazza in Sitra has been under a security siege by the country's Interior Ministry. With the absence of free media in...

Still Shaking from Kim Kardashian's Bahrain Trip

Reality show celebrity Kim Kardashian's trip to Bahrain is still making the rounds on news - and social media. In a series of tweets, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof...

Protests Continue in Bahrain

Kim Kardashian, Tear-Gas and Milkshake in Bahrain

Kim Kardashian was in Bahrain yesterday to open her milkshake shop. Hardline Salafists protested her visit - and were dispersed by police.

Kim Kardashian Does Kuwait and Bahrain

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