Recounting the Story of Saeed Al-Hamad on Last Day of his Life
Up until the Peninsula Shield forces entered Bahrain on the evening of March 14, 2011, Saeed Al-Hamad was just an ordinary journalist and essayist. His job was to wait for the articles of the "Al-Ayyam" newspaper writers to reach him by fax or email, send them to the directing department and wait for them.
Al-Wefaq: British Ambassador's Statements Present false Image, Contrary to Reality
Al-Wefaq said that the statements of the British ambassador contain some false information and a change of facts. "The statement attributed to the British ambassador contains information that is contrary to the truth, contradicts the Bahraini reality and presents a false picture of what is happening on the ground."
2019 Roundup: Al-Asfour, Two Tourism Ministry Directors, Two Al-Ayyam Newspaper Journalists Dismissed for Irritating Ruling Family
In 2019, the government issued 3 decisions dismissing Bahrainis, including head of Jaffaira Endowments Sheikh Mohsen Al-Asfour and two journalists from Al-Ayyam newspaper, and officials from the tourism authority. What makes these decisions significant is that they were all taken by senior members of the ruling family or as a result of their anger.
What about the Spearhead, Nabeel Al-Hamr?
Nabeel Al-Hamr became the king’s private companion, who sits under the king’s feet like a loyal puppy, but he out of a sudden bit the king’s two sons at once.
How Did Al-Ayyam Poll Irritate Nasser bin Hamad?
Local Bahraini Al-Ayyam newspaper dismissed head of sports department Akil Al-Sayed as well as sports journalist Abdullah Al-Babetin after the newspaper published a poll recording a drop in the national clubs content with the performance of the Ministry of Youth.
Bahrainis and the Shaikh’s Dog
Trying to avoid angering the Shaikhs of the ruling family in Bahrain has become as difficult as walking in a minefield; every time you take a step, you may trigger a mine that would blow up in your face leading to the punishment that you’ll get for irritating a Shaikh.
Ongoing Campaign in Bahrain Scolds UN High Commissioner Zeid bin Ra’ad for “Forgetting his Arab Origins”
Bahraini government media chose to answer to criticism at HRC by reminding High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad, of his Arab origins.