Tuesday 31 January 2023

Bahrain’s move to lift subsidies ‘right’

Bahrain’s decision to lift subsidies is essential when tackling financial challenges caused by falling oil prices, said British Ambassador Simon Martin. He was speaking at his first official media round-table yesterday, which was held at


Google refuses French order to apply ‘right to be forgotten’

Google is refusing to bow to an order from the French privacy watchdog to scrub search results worldwide when users invoke their "right to be forgotten" online, it said on Thursday, exposing itself to possible fines. The


New human rights strategy planned in Bahrain

A new national strategy for human rights in Bahrain is being spearheaded by parliament. Meetings with the Foreign and Interior Ministries, the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), the Public Prosecution, the Interior Mini


Bahrain’s strides in safeguarding human rights in focus

Bahrain's huge strides in safeguarding human rights in the face of extreme challenges, were highlighted at the UN in Geneva yesterday (March 4). It took part in the 28th session of the Human Rights Council at the Palais des Na

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