The blackout begins: Jordan protests new internet censorship bill
Published August 29th, 2012 - 12:24 GMT
Bloggers unite in darkness to demonstrate against regulation; Eid family obligations making you crazy? You're not alone; take out your frustration on Kuwait's first MMA fight but just don't try to leave the country, particularly if you're Lebanese.
Our Choice or Their Choice What Internet Censorship is all about
Last night around 2:00 a.m I got into an interesting discussion with a local tweep here in Jo as soon as I started tweeting my opinions on #BlackOutJo – by 4:15 a.m – I was exhausted and we still ended up having different opinions. Nevertheless, I decided to refer to a few links that he has provided, and leave a few opinions and commentary regarding those.
For a lot of people things slow towards the end of Ramadan and the first week after, but in my case it has been insane. I haven’t even had much online time the last two weeks, I’ve been busy getting a ton of work done plus family obligations the last few weeks have been a top priority.
Kuwaits first MMA and K1 event will be taking place next month at Kuwait International Fairground in Mishref. The event will be organized by the kuwait kickboxing committee and tickets are currently on sale.
Lebanon Remains at the Bottom of Visa Free Travel Index
Henley and Partners (H&P), a global legal firm that deals with immigration, have released their 2012 Visa Restriction Index with no major surprises. The Lebanese passport remains at bottom 10, tied with Nepal. In terms of Arab countries, here is the list of passports to have for a visa-free travel (the number in parentheses represent their global ranking while the final number depicts the number of countries a passport holder can visit without visa restrictions)....