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If Bahrain is to learn something useful…

If Bahrain is to learn something useful…

30 Sep, '115 Comments

I agree. Wholeheartedly and hope against hope that something could be done, quickly, and hope once again that it’s still not too late to save this country and its people. All of them. Bahrain Should Heed Lessons from Ireland 9-29-2011 By Brian Dooley Director, Human Rights Defenders Take two small island nations, each situated off […]

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10 days too late

2 Mar, '1121 Comments

Mona Eltahawy speaking at the J Street Conference 2011 (2.27.11) . These are her complete opening remarks. History before Our Eyes: Broader Implications of Democracy Movements in the Arab World. — thanks for sharing Rami.

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General Strike in Bahrain

20 Feb, '1145 Comments

When the General Strike was announced yesterday, I didn’t give it much heed. I guess I’m conditioned to ignore trade unions as they have very little and smooth teeth which tickle more than cause injury. Well, it seems that today, they’ve sharpened them a bit and they’re starting to leave a mark. Teachers, some of […]

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What’s there left to talk about?

17 Feb, '1127 Comments

Dialogue has no place in Bahrain at the moment. And all space is left to the violence of a government that doesn’t seem to care about its citizens. Dialogue is replaced with shotguns, tear gas and hundreds of riot police all exerting an inordinate amount of violence against unarmed civilians. That was what faced unarmed […]

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Demonstration at Egyptian Embassy

4 Feb, '111 Comment

A demonstration has been called for this afternoon – Friday 4 Feb 2011 at 4PM – in front of the Egyptian Embassy in Manama in solidarity with the great Egyptian people for their legitimate demands to live with dignity and under democratic constitutional rule. I’ll be there and consider this an invitation to you too […]

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