Bahrain deports U.S. teacher over ‘radical’ writings

By Dalton Bennett

STORY SUMMARY

Bahrain deported a U.S. citizen working as a teacher in the gulf kingdom over what it described Saturday as her “radical” writings on Twitter and websites as the government cracks down on dissent the country.

In a statement Saturday, Bahrain’s Ministry of State for Communications said it had received complaints about Kilbride.

The official Twitter feed of Bahrain’s Minister of State Communications, Fawaz Al Khalifa, posted images Saturday that it described as a yellow Hezbollah flag in Kilbride’s bedroom.

Kilbride did not return requests for comment Saturday from The Associated Press.

Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Aug-11/226903-bahrain-deports-us-teacher-over-radical-writings.ashx#ixzz2be11rRm5
(The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)

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