Human Rights

Boycott Batelco!

9 May, '0631 Comments

What has Batelco done? Batelco has eliminated the UNLIMITED usage ADSL packages from their offering, and are forcing everyone to migrate to the new packages and risk paying additional fees. Batelco are also lying about this and claiming it is better for users, while it is much worse. Why did Batelco change the prices? To […]

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ATM warning

ATM warning

5 Apr, '065 Comments

I got this from the UAE Community Blog, please be careful using ATMs, I know there was a case a few weeks ago in Bahrain where two Bulgarians were apprehended supposedly for mounting such a crime, but there was no follow-up in the local press about them (I can’t recall a follow-up). This article is […]

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Ship Disaster

Ship Disaster

31 Mar, '0632 Comments

Rescue workers bring a body ashore in Manama after a passenger boat sank off the coast of Bahrain in the Gulf, March 30, 2006 MANAMA (Reuters) – At least 57 people drowned when a tourist boat carrying more than 130 people on a dinner cruise sank off Bahrain, a coastguard official said on Friday. A […]

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Roll Film!

Roll Film!

25 Mar, '065 Comments

To the budding film-makers in us, read this: Grants Available to Arab TV companies to produce local content Independent Arab television news producers TV Production Fund Small Grants awards will be made under the MENA MEDIA program, administered through the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) and AmmanNet. Up to ten television journalists and producers […]

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Women’s Day

Women’s Day

8 Mar, '0614 Comments

Humanity owes women its very existance. But all they are given is more heartache. Second- or third-class citizens in virtually all communities. No rights. Other than walking a few steps behind men. Isn’t it time they realise their own potential? Unhindered by society, custom or religion? And stop judging them by biological differences? Isn’t it […]

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