Bahrain has banned the import of Guy Fawkes masks in an attempt to stem the nation’s two-year-old protest movement.
The ban is specific to the V for Vendetta Guy Fawkes mask that Anonymous followers tend to wear. The mask has become a symbol for anti-government movements around the world.
The stylized mask became popular after the film depicted thousands of people marching on Parliament while wearing them, reports The Independent.
While the Guy Fawkes mask has become a symbol of the Occupy Read more [...]
By Eurasia Review -- (February 28, 2013)
Bahrain’s rulers have made no progress on key reform promises, failing to release unjustly imprisoned activists or to hold accountable high-level officials responsible for torture, Human Rights Watch said today at a news conference in Manama.
In addition, a draft association law adopted by the government significantly undermines what few rights independent nongovernmental associations have under the country’s current law, Human Rights Watch said. Read more [...]
Manama-Feb28(BNA)Deputy Premier Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa today received British Ambassador Iain Lindsay and discussed strong historic relations bonding the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Kingdom and steadily-growing cooperation.
Deputy Premier Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa hailed solid bilateral ties, stressing Bahrain’s keenness on bolstering cooperation in all fields.
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Manama-Feb28(BNA) The Kingdom of Bahrain has joined the world to celebrate the World Civil Defence Day, His Excellency Minister of Interior Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, has said.
“This year, the day will be marked under the theme ‘Civil Defense and preparation of civil societies for the prevention of disasters’. The celebration of this occasion is in accordance with the General Read more [...]
No Western Govt will condemn suppression of pro-democracy activists because that would seriously rile Riyadh.Floggings will continue until morale improves. As a way of dealing with a discontented crew it was much favoured by 18th-century sea captains, but the Bahrain Government has been an apt pupil. Alas, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah al-Khalifa doesn't quite grasp that this sort of policy statement must be clear and concise.
Announcing that the Bahraini authorities would intensify Read more [...]
Bahreyn hükümeti, 2005 yapımı ‘V for Vendetta’ filmiyle popülerleşen ve devrimlerin sembolü haline Guy Fawkes maskelerinin ithalatını yasakladı. Maskenin yasaklanma sebebi ülke liderlerine karşı oluşan ayaklanmanın sembolü olarak kullanılması gösterildi.El Arabiya sitesinin haberine göre Ticaret Bakanı Hassan Fakhro, maskeyi ithal ederken yakalanan kişilerin gözaltına alınacağını açıkladı. Fakhro, hükümet karşıtı gösterilerde eylemcilerin kimliklerini saklamak Read more [...]
Bangkok, Feb. 28 (BNA)— In line with the directives of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Abdullah Fakhro is currently on a visit to Thailand at an invitation by his Thai counterpart. He is accompanied by a delegation of senior businessmen, including mainly members of the Bahraini-Thai Business Council.
The Industry and Commerce Minister met today Thai Minister of Agriculture Read more [...]
Manama, Feb. 28. (BNA) -- As part of Bahrain Internet Society (BIS) initiatives to spread the awareness on innovative and inspirational IT internet concepts, ideas and applications, BIS is organising a half-day hands-on Mobile Applications Development Workshop on Tuesday, 9th April, 2013 from 4:00-9:00PM, at the Ritz Carlton Bahrain Hotel Spa. Mr. Nawaf Abdulrahman, BIS President, said “This workshop Read more [...]
Team Buzzlers wins 'Imagine Cup'
Manama, 1 hours, 55 minutes
Microsoft | Bahrain | Imagine Cup | Tamkeen |
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Ümit KOZAN/BAE, (DHA)- KÖRFEZ ülkeleri Birleşik Arap Emirlikleri, Suudi Arabistan, Katar, Kuveyt, Umman ve Bahreyn’de inşaat başta olmak üzere çeşitli alanlardaki 3 bin 500’ün üzerinde, bedeli 3 trilyon 280 milyar dolarlık iş Türk işadamlarını bekliyor.
Körfez ülkelerinde 31 yıldan bu yana çeşitli alanlarda çalışan işadamı Hüsamettin Korkmaz, "Türk işadamlarımızın bu fırsatı kaçırmamaları ve Körfeze yönelmeleri gerekir. Türkiye de durma noktasında olan Read more [...]