Mohammed AlMaskati

Mohammed AlMaskati

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Location: manama, Bahrain
26° 13' 0.0012" N, 50° 34' 59.9988" E
Status: Under Arrest
Arrested on 30 Mar 2011
Campaign Site: hashtag on tiwtter #freeemoodz

He is a Bahraini blogger who dared to express his views online. He has been blogging for years on his blog and has recently become very active on twitter as he was reporting the events of Feb 14 protests although he was not a supporter himself in some cases. He has been expressing his views about these events and was calling for unite between Bahrainis and for dialog. As reported by his sister on twitter  he has been arrested on Wed 30Mar t 3am.

Before that his photo has appeared on some Facebook hatred pages and on twitter accusing him (along with a dozen of bloggers including the bahraini blogfather Mahmood Alyousif) of "practicing web terrorism"

He has also received threats by a member of royal family[Translation "look you AlMaskati, I know you well and I know where you live. If you dont stop what you are doing, I swear by God I will have your family searching for you. Those who give warning are excused"]

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