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22 Oct, 2007

Bahrain: ARTICLE 19 calls for the ban on women's rights activist Ghada Jamsheer to be lifted

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release - 22 October 2007 Bahrain : ARTICLE 19 calls for the ban on women's rights activist Ghada Jamsheer to be lifted ARTICLE 19 has...

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19 Oct, 2007

IFEX ALERT : Women's rights defender forbidden from appearing in media

IFEX - News from the international freedom of expression community _______________________________________________________________ ALERT - BAHRAIN 16 October 2007...

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13 Oct, 2007

Global Politician: How Arab Regimes Defeated The Liberalization Challenge

How Arab Regimes Defeated The Liberalization Challenge Prof. Barry Rubin - 10/13/2007 This article examines democratization efforts in the Arab world and how governments...

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8 Oct, 2007

Aafaq: Bahraini Authorities Impose Media Blockade on Women Activist Ghada Jamsheer

Manama- Aafaq: The president of the Women's Petition (WP), the Bahraini activist Ms Ghada Jamsheer revealed the existence of a formal decision preventing her from appearing...

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5 Oct, 2007

Bahrain Tribune : Case being filed for attacking housemaid

Employer in dock Titus Filio Contributor The police have asked the employer to return the passport of a Filipina maid who earlier had complained of physical assault...

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20 Sep, 2007

Bahrain: International Religious Freedom Report 2007, Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

The Constitution states that Islam is the official religion and that Shari'a (Islamic law) is a principal source for legislation. Article 22 of the Constitution provides for...

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18 Sep, 2007

BCHR: Bahraini Authorities Persistent Campaign Defaming Human Rights Defenders: Signals Possible Crackdown

Bahrain: 19 September 2007 The Bahrain center for Human Rights (BCHR) is highly concerned regarding the objectives and negative effects of the campaign run by the Bahraini...

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13 Sep, 2007

GDN: US envoy highlights human trafficking

Published: 12th September 2007 HUMAN trafficking, rape, and the welfare of orphans and vulnerable children were some of the topics on the agenda as the US Special...

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13 Sep, 2007

Gulf Daily News: Bahrain's role in equality fight hailed

By REBECCA TORR Published: 12th September 2007 BAHRAIN is ahead of other Arab countries in its initiatives to close the gender gap, but it still has a long way to go, says a...

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14 Aug, 2007

Gulf News: Women activists flay MPs' remarks

http://archive.gulfnews.com/region/Bahrain/10146274.html 08/13/2007 10:48 PM | By Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief Manama: Women activists have blasted a statement by...

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