Worst period on press freedom in Bahrain- Wefaq

Al Wefaq movement stated that they have been witnessing the worst period in terms of press freedom in Bahrain.

Worst period on press freedom in Bahrain- Wefaq

World Bulletin/News Desk

Bahrain's opposition Wefaq movement released a statement saying Bahrain have been witnessing the worst period in terms of press freedom.      

It was also stated that tens of press workers were fired because of their anti-regime opinions, and many foreign journalists were forbidden from entering the country to prevent them from announcing the events in Bahrain.      

On the other hand, "I am proud of our country in terms of press freedom" said Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, in a statement released on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, adding that journalists were allowed to express their views freely.      

The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day by a resolution adopted on December 20, 1993.

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