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How Bahrain Lost the Propaganda War

John Lubbock | Posted 02.03.2013 | World
John Lubbock

While some commentators have recently been ringing the death knell of the Bahrain uprising, there is one place where the Bahraini government and their apologists have entirely failed to impose their authority: online.

In Bahrain You Can Now Be Imprisoned for Defaming the King on Twitter

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 01.09.2013 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

His Royal Highness in Bahrain is apparently very sensitive when it comes to online chatter about him.

4 Arrested For Tweeting Insults @ King

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2012 | Technology

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahraini authorities have detained four men on charges of defaming the Gulf Arab country's king on Twitter, according to the state n...

The 'Secret' Revolution That Could Set the Middle East Aflame

Jen Marlowe | Posted 11.18.2012 | World
Jen Marlowe

I had wondered what the phrase "Twitter revolution" really meant when I heard it used in connection with Iran in 2009 and Egypt in 2011. Here, in the small Gulf Kingdom of Bahrain, I was beginning to grasp the concept.