Ahead of IPU Conference, Bahrain Arrests Two Citizens, Punishes Others for Using Social Media Outlets
The Public Prosecution ordered the detention of two citizens for seven days and replaced the detention of other citizens with an "alternative measure" for allegedly "misusing social media outlets".
Interior Ministry Arrests Four for Misusing Social Media, Refers them to Public Prosecution
The Interior Ministry announced the arrest of four for misusing social media, stressing that they will be referred to the Public Prosecution.
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.
Anti-Cybercrime Summons Journalist Aqeel Swar for Investigation
Journalist Aqeel Swar said via his Twitter account that the anti-cybercrime department in the Interior Ministry summoned him for investigation on Saturday.
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.
MoI Accuses Yousif Al-Muhafda and Hassan Al-Sitri of Managing "Na'eb Ta'eb" and Other Accounts on Twitter
Director-General of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security announced that the investigation of social media accounts that aim to promote sedition and harm civil peace, social fabric and stability revealed that most of them are managed by foreign sources from Iran, Qatar, Iraq and European countries.
MoI Arrests Involved in Abusing Autistic Children, to Refer them to Prosecution
Anti-cyber crime directorate in the Interior Ministry announced the monitoring a video of children being abused by staff of a care center for autistic children.
Saudi Arabia Warns on Cyber Defense as Shamoon Resurfaces
Saudi Arabia on Monday warned organizations in the kingdom to be on the alert for the Shamoon virus, which cripples computers by wiping their disks, as the labor ministry said it had been attacked and a chemicals firm reported a network disruption.
Bahraini Public Prosecution Accuses Ebrahim Sharif of “Inciting Hatred” against the Regime
Public Prosecution raised charges of “inciting hatred and contempt against the regime” against prominent Bahraini opposition figure Ebrahim Sharif on Sunday.