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The Elders

The Elders

19 Jul, '079 Comments

Within our culture, as is present in others, there is quite a lot of respect for the elders of a family, village, and country. They are always accorded much respect and their words of wisdom sought especially at difficult times. When they speak, people listen and disputes are generally resolved. It is with this vision […]

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Breaking new grounds by human rights organisations in Bahrain

18 Jul, '075 Comments

I can’t stand this, even more Good News™! In a precedented step, the effervescent Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society has broken new grounds in human rights work by organising and overseeing a huge party in Ramez Shopping Centre in Rifa’a to celebrate our PM being enrolled in the UN’s Scroll of Honour in Human Development. […]

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The evils of Secularism

The evils of Secularism

17 Jul, '070 Comments

by Al-Wasat‘s cartoon artist Hussain Al-Shakhoori caption: placard reads: “Down with Secularism”, the shadow reads: “Secularism”

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أثلجت صدري يا شيخ

أثلجت صدري يا شيخ

12 Jul, '0726 Comments

Sayed Kamel Al-Hashimi ripped the religious turbaned lot a huge new one in a debate in Al-Wasat published this morning, I agree with what he says and wish that we had many more like him. Maybe if the other religous “leaders” were to loosen their turban a little bit, maybe blood will reach their dormant […]

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Irresponsible!

Irresponsible!

12 Jul, '0714 Comments

Shaikha Mai Al-Khalifa has done good by the Bahraini culture and art, there is no one who could deny that, regardless of your stance with respect to the recent Spring of Culture. She is a lady that I have held with very high regard. Therefore I note with hurt and much surprise her seemingly irresponsible […]

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