Featured stories about Bahrain
- After Two Years in Hiding, Bahraini Blogger Ali Abdulemam Flees to London 12 May 2013
- New Year and Old Habits in Bahrain 2 January 2013
- No Haven for Citizen Journalists in Bahrain 31 December 2012
- Still Shaking from Kim Kardashian's Bahrain Trip 6 December 2012
Latest stories about Bahrain
25 October 2013
With a total population of 1.3 million, Bahrain plans to purchase 1.6m canisters of tear gas. Here's how a group of activists plan to stop the shipment from South Korea.
4 July 2013
Brazilian weapons firm Condor has a strong business interest in the Middle East, where its tear gas canisters have recently been used against protesters. Brazilian investigative journalism agency Pública reports.
25 June 2013
“Security considerations” are being cited as reasons behind new regulations which could put an end to the use of popular services such as Skype, WhatsApp, Viber and Tango in Bahrain....
15 May 2013
Six Twitter users have been sentenced to a year in prison each by a Bahrain court today for allegedly insulting King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the micro-blogging site.
14 February 2013
A 16-year-old boy was killed in Bahrain today (February 14, 2013), on the second anniversary of the start of widespread Arab Spring-style protests across the country. His death, reportedly from...
20 January 2013
As Bahrain was pretending to be secure enough to hold a regional sports event, its security men were attacking a woman protester in the middle of Manama, the capital. Last...
12 January 2013
Thirteen expatriate workers were killed in a fire that broke out in a house in Manama. Netizens react to the incident, questioning the status and treatment of foreign workers in...
25 December 2012
Two years ago what has become known as “The Arab Spring” was sparked when a member of the Tunisian police forces slapped a young man in Sidi Bouzid. People thought...
17 December 2012
December 16 and 17 are official holidays in Bahrain. The first day is National Day and the second is to celebrate the accession of King Hamad. Unofficially, December 17 is...
11 December 2012
The idea that every voice counts is one that is very close to the notion of Global Voices as a platform and as a community. As netizens unite to have...