10,000 Tweets under Hashtag #Help_Bahraini_Prisoners
Bahrainis launched hashtag #Help_Bahraini_Prisoners to shed light on conditions inside Bahraini prisons.
Bahraini Court Sentences "Mnarfezhom" to 5 Months in Prison for Accusing Two People of Inciting to Overthrow Regime
Bahrain's Third Minor Criminal Court convicted owner of "Mnarfezhom" Twitter account in two new cases, in which he was accused of insulting two citizens, accusing them of betraying the country and inciting to overthrow the regime.
Court Upholds One-Year Prison Term against Owner of "Bou Khamees" Twitter Account over Insulting Al-Arabiya Correspondent
The Third Bahraini High Criminal (Appeals) Court upheld a verdict imprisoning the owner of "Bou Khamees" Twitter account for one year over charges of "insulting" the Al-Arabiya channel correspondent, Mohammed Al-Arab.
Carnegie Research: Bahrainis Tweet Counter-Sectarianism Rhetoric Yet Saudis Behind Sectarian Content on Twitter
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A research made by Carnegie's Alexandra Siegel confirms that the majority of sectarian Arabic tweets were sent from Gulf countries, mainly Saudi Arabia.
#Dad_is_an_officer: Bahrain's Unwritten Law
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A hashtag has recently went viral in Bahrain among Twitter users. Hashtag #Dad_is_an_officer (#ÈÇÈÇ_ÒÇÈØ) was widely tweeted after the circulation of a video showing a quarrel between a Pakistani national and another man wearing Arab clothing.
Local Newspaper: Tweeter “Bou Khamees” Sentenced to One Year in Prison Over Insulting Journalist
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini state Al-Ayam newspaper said that a Bahrain court sentenced a tweeter known as “Bou Khamees” to one full year in prison after convicting him of insulting a journalist.
Bahraini Appeals Court Demands Proving Lifting Immunity from Former MP Accused of Insulting MoI
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s court of appeals looked into the appeal brought forth by the former Member of Parliament Khalid Abdulaal (not imprisoned) who has been sentenced by the court of first instance to a one full year in prison over posting tweets on his personal Twitter account deemed insulting to the Ministry of Interior.
Bahraini Prosecution: FreejKarimi Account Owner Accused of Defaming Foreign Country & Illegal Residence
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Muharraq Attorney-General, Mooza Al-Na’ar, said that in the framework of the investigations conducted by the Public Prosecution concerning a suspect, owner of “FreejKarimi” account, it was established that the posted tweets incite hatred and defame a foreign country and its president in a way that affects its relation with the Bahraini Kingdom.
Bahraini MoI Accuses Activist Ibrahim Karimi of Managing “FreejKarimi” Account
Bahrain Mirror: Bahraini MP Al-Doseri announced on social media that a report was filed against activist Ibrahim Karimi, holding him accountable for managing the FreejKarimi account, accused of “attacking the Saudi king.”
Bahrainis Respond to Interior Minister by: #I Feel Like a Second-Class Citizen
Bahraini citizens on Sunday (August 23, 2015) launched a hashtag stating: #I feel like a second-class citizen, in response to comments made by the Minister of Interior on Sunday morning during an interview.
Bahraini MPs Complaint leads to Arrest of Twitter User for Opposing the Announced State Budget
The Bahraini Parliament's website made certain that a Twitter user was taken into custody over what it described as "insults against a Member of Parliament."