The Arabist

The Arabist

By Issandr El Amrani and friends.

Bahraini rights activist arrested

Mahmoud gives background of an arrest of a human rights activist in Bahrain.

Something's amiss (redux!): "The papers are full this morning of the King and the Crown Prince visiting the Prime Minister at his office. When this sort of thing happens, you just know that someone somewhere has "talked bad" about the ruling family or the prime minister specifically.

(Via Mahmood's Den :: Mahmood's Blog.)