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An Arab man's attempt at bridging the cultural gap and trying to make a difference. Failing a lot. Succeeding once in a while.

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Destroying a Revolution

Destroying a Revolution

25 Jan, '1238 Comments

One of the most important ways to “win” a revolution in this day and age is the effective use of media tools and keeping your struggle peaceful. That wins you supporters both locally and internationally who can exert pressure on the ruling regime to elicit positive change. The minute that this struggle morphs into violence, […]

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Just how long will “Silmiyya” last?

Just how long will “Silmiyya” last?

21 Jan, '1223 Comments

Not very long, I think. After close to 60 people giving their lives up for their country in under a year, with this number set to rise, by all indications, with thousands dismissed for their jobs for no good reason, for hundreds still in prison just for expressing their opinions and for untold police brutality […]

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Redressing the wronged employees

Redressing the wronged employees

21 Jan, '128 Comments

In this country, over a thousand have been dismissed from their positions for doing nothing other than expressing their opinions. Quite a number were fired for simply being Shi’a. My head just cannot get around this. Disregard, for the moment, the fact the as many households have been disadvantaged directly due to this despicable practice, […]

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Well done Sayyed!

15 Jan, '1225 Comments

Bahrain’s loss… Is Australia’s gain Is Canada’s gain Is the UK’s gain Is the USA’s gain Is New Zealand’s gain Where else are you going to force your people to leave to Bahrain?

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Unhone paisa kyon diya?

Unhone paisa kyon diya?

12 Jan, '127 Comments

I’ve started learning Urdu. Which seems to have become the Official Primary Language of this country. Why else would allegedly murdering policemen employed by our Ministry of Interior who have direct access to my fellow Arab-speaking citizens need a translator in our courts when giving testimony and denying any wrongdoing for the murders of two […]

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