When someone got onto the make-shift podium, already occupied by some turbanned gentlemen and started reading “The Youth’s Demands” he was shouted down by the crowd that they do not recognize him or any others who install themselves leaders. One shouted “our movement does not have leaders, get down!”
That made my day, especially with the turbanned lot wanting to take centre stage in this event.
There were thousands of people on and around the iconic Pearl Roundabout in Manama. There were even tens of people standing on the flyover looking down with banners hanging from the railings as well as a huge Bahraini flag.
I went there this afternoon to distribute what remained of the “Just Bahraini” buttons and wrist bands. I have to thank my friend Mohammed Al-Maskati (emoodz) who rose to the mark and helped me distribute them to the crowd as well. I have to thank a few people at the site who also helped distribute the bands and the buttons. I h0pe not only for them to enjoy them, but heed the message.
I have to once again thank those generous people who supported the cause by donating money to allow the buttons and the bands to be printed. You people, just like Bahrain, rock!
NOTE: The Just Bahraini site is STILL blocked in Bahrain. To side-step that block, please use the secure protocol to access it at https://justbahraini.org
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