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Bahrain blocks websites critical of the government

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Bahrain, Freedom of Speech

Bahraini authorities launched a campaign against political and human rights websites, which criticize government policies”, The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights [1] reported today, providing a list of the blocked websites: Bahrain center for Human Rights (BCHR) [2], Bahrain Forums [3], National Edifice [4] Forums, Al-Saheefa [5] newspaper website, Modern Discussion Rezgar [6] website, the sarcastic Bahrain Times [7] website, the liberal Annaqed [8] website, The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRinfo) [9], Al-Duraz Forums [10], Bahrain Online [11].