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Le Vinvinteur n°12 – Bahreïn, Twitter et… by levinvinteur “Bahrain: Twitter and Birdshot” was this week’s episode title of Le Vinvinteur, a France 5 TV program covering world news with an entertaining twist. The show’s segment on the situation in Bahrain included showcasing Bahrain Watch’s Access Denied and Arms Watch projects. Focus was put on… Read more »

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Early in the morning on January 13, 2013, Bahrain Watch was contacted by an activist in the United Arab Emirates.  This individual had received a suspicious-looking e-mail containing a link to a video involving Dubai’s Chief of Police. The Video Link The video link pointed to the following website, whose URL is apparently designed to… Read more »

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حكومة البحرين تغلق الباب بوجه العالم أكثر من 200 صحفي و مراقب و عامل إغاثة منعوا من دخول البحرين منذ فبراير 2011 [المنامة] لا تزال حكومة البحرين متهمةً بانتهاكاتها الخطيرة و المستمرة لحقوق الإنسان، و قد قدمت رداً على ذلك العديد من الالتزامات و الوعود بالإصلاح. لكن مع ذلك فإن الحكومة تقوم بإبعاد الصحفيين و… Read more »

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BAHRAIN GOVERNMENT SHUTS OUT THE WORLD More Than 200 Journalists, Observers, Aid Workers Kept Out Since February 2011 [Manama] Bahrain’s government stands accused of serious and ongoing human rights violations, and has made many commitments to reform. However, the Government is keeping out journalists, members of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), researchers, politicians, activists, and other outside… Read more »