Browsing Tag Bahrain

Media Cheat Sheet 12/05/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Hamas ideologically opposes Assad, but its Iranian patron clearly expects the terror group to support Damascus....

December 5, 2011 13:15 By :

The State of Arab Media Freedom

Mideast unrest presents opportunities and danger (mostly the latter) for Western and Arab media. A quick overview of the state of media freedom in Egypt, Syria, Bahrain and Libya. Egypt: Blogger Maikel...

April 12, 2011 14:54 By :

Bahraini Protesters Cheapen Language of “Occupation”

Saudi military forces entered Bahrain. Anti-government protesters call it “occupation.” A NY Times dispatch (incidentally by Jerusalem bureau chief, Ethan Bronner) notes: The opposition statement...

March 14, 2011 18:05 By :

How About a Bahraini Apartheid Week?

Just finished reading the latest from Nick Kristof, Is This Apartheid in Bahrain? Can you imagine the outrage if Israel treated Israeli Arabs and Palestinians the same way Kristof describes Bahrain’s...

February 22, 2011 12:36 By :

Which Headline is Out of Place?

As the Arab world burns, which of these six headlines is out of place? Libya defiant as hundreds of protesters feared dead Iran protests: capital under lockdown Region’s Protests Spread to Morocco Yemeni...

February 21, 2011 0:24 By :

Can the Internet Really Be Shut?

In the aftermath of Hosni Mubarak’s fall as Egypt’s dictator, Internet experts have begun to examine how the Egyptian government managed to accomplish what many thought impossible – to completely...

February 17, 2011 12:45 By :