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Amira Al Hussaini · November, 2013

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 November, 2013

30 November 2013

#StopPrawlerPlan: Activists Against Destruction of Palestinian Villages Arrested in Israel

Prawer shall not pass, yelled protesters today at a Day of Rage against the Prawer Plan, which if implemented will displace Palestinian Bedouins living in Al Naqab.

4 November 2013

Saudis Banned from Travelling .. to Mars

Saudi religious scholar Shaikh Ali Al Hekmi told Al Hayat newspaper that travelling to the red planet is off limits for human beings. Netizens laugh on Twitter.

PHOTOS: Shia Mourners Tear-Gassed in Bahrain

Shia mourners, commemorating the beginning of Muharram, have been tear-gassed in Bahrain today, say activists, who accuse the Bahraini regime of attacking religious freedom in the restive Arab state.

Halloween's Three Black Maids Stir Racism Debate in Lebanon

Lebanese blogger is angry three women dressed up as black housemaids for Halloween. Find out why in this post.

2 November 2013

VIDEO: Saudi Man Beats Worker for “Talking to his Wife”

A video of a Saudi man beating an expatriate worker has gone viral, sparking outrage against the abuse of workers in the country.

1 November 2013

Egypt: Virginity Soap?

“Driving is Dangerous for Saudi Women”

UAE Police Reward Drivers for Good Driving

Saudi Arabia Arrests Writer for Supporting Women Drivers

Six days ago a Saudi writer was arrested for lending his support to the right of women in his country to drive cars. Now, netizens call for his release.

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