Week’s Briefing 13 May 2013

Al-Wefaq Participates in London Conference

Source: http://abna.ir/data.asp?lang=3&id=418274

Note: The conference, held by the Next Century Foundation, was set to include many pro-state and state-official panellists including a few members of the royal family. A campaign against it in the Bahraini paper Al Watan calling the conference a Zionist affair saw almost all pro-state participants pull out of the conference.

UK company’s spyware ‘used against Bahraini activist’, court papers claim.

Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/12/uk-company-spyware-bahrain-claim

‘Israel opens diplomatic mission in unnamed Gulf state’

Source: http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-has-diplomatic-mission-in-unnamed-gulf-state/

Escape from Bahrain: Ali Abdulemam Is Free

Source: http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/05/escape-from-bahrain-ali-abdulemam-is-free/275746/

Bahrain Online founder Ali Abdulemam breaks silence after escape to UK

Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/10/bahrain-online-ali-abdulemam-escape

Blogfather Mahmood Al-Yousif wins International Media Award in ‘Outstanding Contribution to New Media’
Source: http://mahmood.tv/2013/05/12/international-media-awards/

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