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REPENT!

REPENT!

28 Oct, '114 Comments

Christ’s Blood & Bank of America, originally uploaded by malyousif. I was just looking through my Flickr stream and came across this recent picture I took in Manhattan, NY. Was reminded of the place and its hodgepodge of cultures and people from all corners of the world, yet, they mostly live in peace with each […]

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Congratulations Libya…. Next?

Congratulations Libya…. Next?

21 Oct, '1121 Comments

The pictures speak for themselves. The question that wise “leaders” should ask themselves is: “Do I want to end up like any of these?” I suppose not. So what they need to do is relax that grip of power, give people the chance to live with dignity, treat them as equals and that will undoubtedly […]

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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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What will it take, to effect change?

What will it take, to effect change?

9 Sep, '111 Comment

The Dalai Lama was asked by Mother Jones Magazine in 1997 what he thought it would take for China to change its policy toward Tibet. He responded with: It will take two things: first, a Chinese leadership that looks forward instead of backward, that looks toward integration with the world and cares about both world […]

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R.I.P. Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi

R.I.P. Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi

1 Sep, '116 Comments

Another Bahraini icon passes away, but only after leaving a veritable and permanent legacy. May he rest in peace. Some clippings: From Dallas to Damascus [Arabic] With Saeed Saif [Arabic] With the Family of Hope [Arabic] Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi- the little shaikh [Arabic] Abdulrahman Al-Noimi – my lifelong friend [Arabic]

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