· August, 2007

Stories about Bahrain from August, 2007

Bahrain: Arabic Play

  14 August 2007

Bint Battuta, a British translator who lives in Bahrain, attended an Arabic play. Here‘s a description of what she enjoyed.

Bahrain: Why We Blog?

  14 August 2007

Bahraini Esra'a Al Shafei discusses why she blogs, particularly in a volatile and restricted region like the Middle East, in this post.

Bahrain: Top Tips for Secret Smokers!

  12 August 2007

Children are the future, right? Some bloggers in Bahrain are not too optimistic. We find others who are fed up of religious leaders, are enjoying watching people, and are smoking in secret. Two bloggers are moved by the sound of Arabic – one by the classical language, another by a local dialect. We start with a question regarding Muslims and the debate about globalisation.

Bahrain blocks websites critical of the government

  10 August 2007

“Bahraini authorities launched a campaign against political and human rights websites, which criticize government policies”, The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights reported today, providing a list of the blocked websites: Bahrain center for Human Rights (BCHR), Bahrain Forums, National Edifice Forums, Al-Saheefa newspaper website, Modern Discussion Rezgar website, the...

Bahrain: Meet the Bloggers!

  4 August 2007

Thursday 2 August saw the 31st gathering of Bahrain's bloggers, and instead of giving you a summary of blog posts this week, Ayesha Saldanha is going to introduce you to the bloggers who attended the gathering this month.

Nepali Student Tells of ‘Nightmare Experience in the Gulf”

  2 August 2007

Tulsi Bhandari, a Nepali student returning from the US relates his “Nightmare Experience in the Gulf” where he was verbally abused, detained and fined in Bahrain after asking airline staff to treat Nepali workers returing home from Qatar with some respect. He says “The experience that I have gone through...

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