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Amira Al Hussaini · December, 2012

Former news editor of an English language daily in Bahrain. Journalist. Columnist. Blogger. Educated and raised in Bahrain. Interests include writing, the arts and human rights.

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Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from December, 2012

24 December 2012

It's Christmas in Bethlehem

It's Christmas in Bethlehem, in the West Bank, Palestine, the birth place of Jesus Christ. What better way than to celebrate this occasion than by sharing photographs and reactions of...

23 December 2012

Assad Airforce Kills Syrians Waiting in Breadline

The Syrian government conducted a deadly airstrike against Syrians - standing in line waiting for bread in a bakery in Halfaya, in Hama. Estimates put the number of those killed...

17 December 2012

#FastforBassel Campaign Launched for Syrian Netizen Facing Military Trial

Bassel Khartabil, also known as Bassel Safadi, is on military trial in Syria, where he is denied a lawyer. The open source software engineer and Creative Commons volunteer has been...

In Egypt, the Silent Majority is Still Silent

Egyptians went to the polls to vote on a new constitution, being pushed for and supported by president Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood Freedom and Justice Party. The first...

9 December 2012

Egypt's Opposition to Boycott Constitution Referendum Vote

Egypt's opposition coalition the National Salvation Front said tonight (Dec 9, 2012) they would boycott a referendum on a new constitution, scheduled for Saturday (Dec 15, 2012). Their rejection for...

Jordan's Season to Give

2 December 2012

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.

The Muslim Brotherhood Rule in Egypt

1 December 2012

Syria is Back Online

Syria is back online - at least parts of it are, according to Syrian netizens abroad, who have been trying frantically to connect with loved ones during a three day...

Meet Mohammed Mursi Hosni Mubarak!

From Jerusalem to Damascus

Kim Kardashian Does Kuwait and Bahrain

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