Former news editor of an English language daily in Bahrain. Journalist. Columnist. Blogger. Educated and raised in Bahrain. Interests include writing, the arts and human rights.
Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini
6 December 2014
A burial service was delayed, airline travel was disrupted, doctors could not go to work and patients were left without care while the king's son swam, ran and cycled.
1 December 2014
29 November 2014
Egyptians are back to the streets after a court acquitted former president Hosni Mubarak of killing protestors during the January 25 revolution.
5 November 2014
25 September 2014
While Egypt doesn't have a specific law to prosecute same-sex relationships, the government has been vicious in its crackdown on gays under vague laws such as committing "indecency" and "debauchery."
21 September 2014
Egyptian activist Mahinour El-Masry was ordered to be released today after spending 125 days in prison for breaking the country's controversial no protest law.
19 September 2014
Maryam Al Khawaja was arrested when she tried to enter the country to visit her jailed father, who is on his 27th day of a hunger strike.
15 September 2014
Prominent Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah was released on bail today but the road to justice is a long and bumpy one, says netizens.