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Freedom of expression

4 Dec, 2006

Los Angeles Times: Overhead view stirs up Bahrain

Overhead view stirs up Bahrain Despite a government attempt to block them, Google Earth images of estates belonging to the ruling family become the talk of the island nation. By...

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23 Nov, 2006

Haqq: Letter To the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and the Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression

Letter to SR on Promotion...

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20 Nov, 2006

Bahrain: The Authorities continue targeting freedom of expression and commence assault on activists

Bahrain: The Authorities continue targeting freedom of expression and commence assault on activists during popular interaction with "Bandargate" Committee of Solidarity with...

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19 Nov, 2006

Detention Extended 15 Days Pending Further Investigations

Two Activists Charged with Inciting People to Boycott Upcoming Elections and Demanding a Change in the System of Government Possibility of a New Period of Crackdown on Activists...

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15 Nov, 2006

The Washington Post :Arab bloggers challenge cultural, political restrictions

Arab bloggers challenge cultural, political restrictions By Faiza Saleh Ambah - The Washington Post Tuesday, November 14, 2006 Jiddah, Saudi Arabia — When he was a college...

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14 Nov, 2006

HAKKOR :Wired News Peer Pressure by Mark Anderson

Wired News Peer Pressure By Mark Anderson Nov, 13, 2006 CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts -- Internet censorship is spreading and becoming more sophisticated across the planet,...

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14 Nov, 2006

Dissent and Reform in Bahrain: Challenging Government Control of Media

By Omran Salman* Paper presented to the Dissent and Reform in the Arab World Conference, organized by the American Enterprise Institute Washington - Thursday, November 2,...

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4 Nov, 2006

AFP : Bahrain blocks opposition group’s website

3 November 2006 MANAMA - Bahrain has shut down an opposition group’s website days after censoring several Internet sites for discussing an alleged plot to maintain Sunni...

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2 Nov, 2006

Ahead of elections: Bahrain govt threatens website owners with prosecution

Website of opposition political party among 8 new sites ordered to be blocked Govt attempts to cover up election rigging scandal BCHR calls on bloggers to highlight Bandargate...

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1 Nov, 2006

GDN:Websites clamp

By TARIQ KHONJI Published: 1st November 2006 PROSECUTORS yesterday launched an investigation into complaints by the Information Ministry that various websites are...

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