Free Ali Abdulemam.

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Earlier today, one of the leading voices of the pro-democratic movement in Bahrain, Ali Abdulemam, was arrested on charges of spreading false news reports on the web forum bahrainonline.org (note: all Arabic content). Apparently, the government of Bahrain is cracking down again on dissident voices but this time they're throwing everything they've got at the effort. He's been arrested before for speaking out, and in fact he was expecting to get nailed again for advocating for a democratic government. It's also alleged that he was caught trying to escape the country, but that doesn't jive with someone who knew …

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