Ali Abdulemam

Ali Abdulemam

Blog: http://abdulemam.blogspot.com/
Location: Manama, Bahrain
26° 2' 13.3512" N, 50° 32' 13.5924" E
Status: Unknown
Unknown on 04 Sep 2010

Other arrests: Following the uprising in Bahrain, Abdulemam was later forced into hiding. In July 2011, he was sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison. Abdulemam's whereabouts are currently unknown.


Campaign Site: https://freeabdulemam.wordpress.com/

Ali Abdulemam, a leading Bahraini blogger and Global Voices Advocacy author, was arrested earlier today by the Bahraini authorities for allegedly spreading “false news” on BahrainOnline.org portal, one of the most popular pro-democracy outlets in Bahrain, amidst the worst sectarian crackdown by the government in years, and accusations of a supposed "terror network" involving several political and human rights activists. The BahrainOnline portal is censored in Bahrain. He sent an email earlier today mentioning that he got a call from the Bahraini national security just before his arrest, then arrested him and alleged that he was trying to flee.Reportedly the Bahraini government has a long track record of using torture against dissidents http://bit.ly/9kZyJQ and their TV has been broadcasting hateful sectarian messages to justify its crackdownOn February 27, 2005, he was arrested by the Bahraini authorities because of messages posted on BahrainOnline that are critical of the ruling regime. The following day two more moderators of BahrainOnline were arrested: Mohammed Al Mousawi and Hussain Yousif. Ali has been release on March 14, 2005.

Ali was released on 23 February 2011 after Bahrain King ordered the release of group of prisoners, including political prisoners and activists, among them Ali.

Following the uprising in Bahrain, Abdulemam was later forced into hiding. In July 2011, he was sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison, along with fellow blogger Abduljalil Alsingace, in a trial that lasted only ten minutes long. Abdulemam's whereabouts are currently unknown.

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