Bahrain: King Hamad moves on reconciliation bid

Bahrain: King Hamad moves on reconciliation bid

By Bill Law1/5/2019 The decision on April 22 by Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to restore the citizenship of 551 individuals may be a first step in what remains a long and difficult road toward dialogue and reconciliation in the Gulf island state. Bahrain has...
Cybercrime laws and the GCC

Cybercrime laws and the GCC

By Bill Law   Chatham House has just released a study, ‘Cybercrime Legislation in the GCC: Fit for Purpose?’ The author, Joyce Hakmeh, is a Cyber Research Fellow at the influential London-based think tank. Among her conclusions, she notes that “most...