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Freedom of expression

23 Jan, 2007

Gulf Daily News: Activists in plea for release of leaflets pair

Activists in plea for release of leaflets pair By GEOFFREY BEW Published: 22 January 2007 HUMAN rights activists in Bahrain have launched dual online petitions calling for...

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23 Jan, 2007

IFEX Bahrain Alert : Two men detained, face up to seven years' imprisonment for disseminating "subversive literature"

Country/Topic: Bahrain Date: 22 January 2007 Source: Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) Person(s): M. Al Sahlawi, H. Al Hebshi Target(s): other Type(s) of violation(s...

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20 Jan, 2007

Continued use of violence against peaceful protesters

Government forces attack demonstration for the release of the Leaflet Detainees; one person hospitalized 19 January 2007 Government paramilitary police on Friday...

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20 Jan, 2007

BCHR launches petition for the release of the Leaflet Detainees

Bahrain Center for Human Rights 20 January 2007 Ref: 07012001 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights has launched a public petition to His Majesty the King, Shaikh Hamad bin Isa...

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19 Jan, 2007

Bahrain : Security forces Attacked sit-in for detainees of conscience

A young man reported having head injury Committee of Solidarity with Activists and Detainees of Conscience in Bahrain 19 January 2007 Aftermath a peaceful sit-in called...

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19 Jan, 2007

BCHR & IFEX Alert : Woman receives death threats, faces defamation charges, for speaking out about divorce case,

Woman receives death threats, faces defamation charges, for speaking out about divorce case, criticising courts and authorities, in television interview (BCHR/IFEX) A 29-...

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14 Jan, 2007

Young divorcee is threatened for speaking out against Sharia courts, politicized judges and the lack of a personal status law

Bahrain Center for Human Rights...

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13 Jan, 2007

Bahrain: Freedom of expression under trial

A Call to Attend Public Activities and Prosecution Sessions for Possession of Publications The second session for prosecuting the activists Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahlawi (...

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13 Jan, 2007

Demonstration: Free the Leaflet Detainees now!

Families, activists and supporters held a demonstration on on Friday, January 12, 2006, in front of the Bahrain Mall in Sanabis to demand the release of the Leaflet Detainees...

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11 Jan, 2007

Gulf Daily News : Plea to lift controls on Internet

Plea to lift controls on Internet Published: 11th January 2007 BAHRAIN'S Internet censoring controls are inappropriate, states an international organisation that defends...

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