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Bahrain defends decision to freeze Al Jazeera’s activities as Reporters Without Borders urges Manama to reconsider its move

May 20, 2010
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Bahrain has defended its decision to “freeze the activities” of Al Jazeera television station, saying that it was purely for professional reasons. However, an international media watchdog on Thursday urged Manama to reconsider its stance. “There are agreements between us and Al Jazeera, and the other party has, maybe unintentionally, flouted them,” Shaikha Mai...
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Kuwaiti blogger’s interrogation suspended after health deteriorates

May 14, 2010
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Kuwaiti blogger’s interrogation suspended after health deteriorates

Kuwait’s public prosecutor on Thursday evening had to suspend the questioning of lawyer and blogger Mohammad Abdul Qadir Al Jassem after his health deteriorated. Three hours after the start of the quizzing, the lawyer who was on hunger strike since Wednesday despite his need for heart medicine, became too tired to answer questions, and...
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Reporters Without Borders urges Kuwait to lift gag on spy cell reporting

May 10, 2010
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Press watchdog Reporters Without Borders has called upon the Kuwaiti authorities to lift a gag on publishing reports about a spy cell allegedly working for Iran’s Revolution Guards and busted by the security agencies. “Reporters Without Borders condemns the prosecutor-general’s order forbidding the Kuwaiti media to publish any more reports about the dismantling of...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
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  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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