Bahrain: Questioning State's Capabilities in Fighting Coronavirus Deemed "Crime", Cases Exceed 40,000
A statistical observatory predicts that new COVID-19 cases in Bahrain will continue to decline to less than 900 by August 26, 2020.
"Bahrani Chicken Nugget" Video Spreads Widely on Social Media: I'm Afraid of Speaking in My "Bahrani" Accent
Young Bahraini lady Mirium Al-Zeera spoke innocently and sincerely in a recorded video she posted on her YouTube channel under the title "Bahrani Chicken Nuggets" about the difficulties she faced as a "Bahrani" speaking in her accent.
99% of Individuals in Bahrain Use the Internet, Social Media Outlets
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain has recently published its latest Telecommunications Services Residential Market Survey report.
Bahraini regime Outperforms Experiments of Repression and Tyranny in Facing Freedom of Expression: Al-Wefaq
Al-Wefaq said that the Bahraini government targets the security of the people, and therefore, unleashes its followers to commit the worst misconducts and incitement against anyone who disagrees with the authorities, after the Ministry of Interior threatened citizens not to follow any anti-regime accounts on social media outlets.
Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media could Result in Legal Action: Reuters
Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices.
PM Gives Directives to MoI to Deal Firmly with Social Media Accounts
Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa gave directives to the Interior Ministry to deal firmly with social media accounts that spark sedition.
King Directes Security Agencies to Deal with Cases of Misusing Social Media Outlets
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa directed the security agencies to strictly deal with cases of misusing social media outlets.
Million Bahrainis Use Facebook, 700,000 Instagram, 581,000 Twitter and 825,000 SnapChat: Statistics
Bahrain's total population in January 2019 reached 1.60 million, and the total number of mobile subscribers reached 2.63 million, i.e. 164% more than the population, while internet users reached 1.54 million, Al-Watan newspaper reported on Friday, February 8, 2019.
UK PR Company Helped Bahrain Target Dissidents on Social Media Outlets for $3-Million Annual Contract (US Magazine)
The American “The New Yorker” magazine published an extensive investigation on a PR British company that used to provide services to Bahraini and other oppressive governments to internationally whitewash their reputation.
3 Citizens Arrested for 7 Days Pending Investigation for Publishing “Insults” on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook
The Public Prosecution has remanded three people in custody for seven days pending investigation for misusing social media websites.
255 Media Materials that Incite Hatred Documented in September: BFHR
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that it documented in September 255 media materials and messages that incite or help to incite hatred, by following the publications of 4 official Bahraini newspapers and 166 accounts on social media outlets.
Saudi Arabia Arrests 46 for Stirring Divisions
Saudi authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested 22 people, including a Qatari national, for using social media to spread dissent.
MoI Arrests Citizen from Bani Jamra, Accuses him of Calling for “Stance of Riffa Residents Against Traffic Law” Rally
The Director-General of Anti-corruption and Economic & Electronic Security announced on Sunday the arrest of a man for circulating on social media calls for illegal rallies under the title “Stance of Riffa Residents Against Traffic Law”. Such acts are punishable under Article 13 of Law 32 of 2006 which includes amendments to certain provisions of Law 18 of 1973 on public meetings, rallies and gatherings.
Bahrain Public Prosecution Orders Investigation into Who’s Running Al-Wefaq Leader’s Twitter Account
Bahrain’s Public Prosecution ordered launching the necessary investigations to identify who is running Sheikh Ali Salman’s personal Twitter account to refer the case to the competent criminal court.
Emirati Prof. of Political Science: 900,000 Anti-Shia Tweets in 2 Days
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A Professor of Political Science at the University of UAE Abdulkhaleq Abdullah stated on Thursday (January 7, 2016) that 900,000 anti-Shia tweets were made during two days only.