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Freedom of expression

17 Aug, 2006

Dana Mall Incidents: 19 citizens – among them four minors and three activists – are held in custody since five months

Dana Mall Incidents Case: “Unauthorized Gathering” 19 citizens – among them four minors and three activists – are held in custody since five months while the Unfair trial...

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16 Aug, 2006

GDN: Google Earth back online

Gulf Daily News - 16 August 2006 By TARIQ KHONJI THREE free web-based services were back online again yesterday. But the mystery surrounding earlier disappearances of Google...

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16 Aug, 2006

GDN: Activists call for repeal of terror law

GDN - 16 August 2006 By Kanwal Tariq Hameed A CALL has gone out to repeal or re-examine Bahrain's anti-terror bill, which was ratified by His Majesty King Hamad last...

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15 Aug, 2006

GDN: Google Earth is on the blink again

Gulf Daily News - 15 August 2006 By TARIQ KHONJI FREE web-based satellite imaging service Google Earth was down again yesterday, but Bahraini government officials remained...

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15 Aug, 2006

Search news: Brazil, Bahrain Gang Up On Google?

Search Newz - Lexington,KY,USA : By: Doug Caverly 2006-08-15 Google seems to be encountering some difficulties overseas. In Brazil, the government is attempting to force...

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14 Aug, 2006

Bahrain ratifies ‘counter-terrorism bill’ despite pleas by UN, Amnesty, Front line and ICJ

Concerns of possibility of torture and threats to freedom of speech and association Bahrain Center for Human Rights 14 August 2006 Ref: 14080601 The Bahrain Center for...

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12 Aug, 2006

Google Earth unblocked, but Google Video and other websites remain censored

BCHR calls on media and civil society to continue highlighting state-sponsored Internet censorship Ref: 12080600 12 August 2006 Following public pressure applied on the...

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9 Aug, 2006

Bahraini Authorities Block Access to Google Earth and Google Video

Call for an End to State Enforced Censorship on Internet Bahraini Authorities Block Access to Popular Internet Services Call for an End to State Enforced Censorship on...

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9 Aug, 2006

Letter to Google

Mr. Erik Schmidt President of Executive Committee and Chief of Administrative Executives in Google Company The ministry of Publications in the kingdom of Bahrain attempted...

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9 Aug, 2006

Batelco silent on website clamp

By TARIQ KHONJI Published: 9 August 2006 Gulf Daily news BATELCO yesterday refused to confirm or deny whether it had blocked or was going to block the free Google Earth...

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