Bill Law will be persona non-grata for a while in Bahrain I guess after this program and his Telegraph article about our fair isle.
Bahrain is increasingly featured in holiday brochures as a relaxing winter-sun destination for the weary north European.
The image Bahrain projects is one of a wealthy, progressive and open society – an evolving Arab democracy.
But there is a different story behind the prosperity and glitz.
BBC Radio 4’s Crossing Continents was broadcast on Thursday, 26 July 2007 at 1102 BST.
It will be repeated on Monday, 30 July 2007 at 2030 BST.
Presenter: Bill Law
Producer: Linda Pressly
Editor: Maria Balinska
Filed in: Culture