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18 Feb, '1125 Comments

In the last hour, the Crown Prince has been given full authority by HM the King to do all that is necessary to resolve the situation in Bahrain. I know that he will take on this mammoth responsibility seriously, and will do his utmost to return this torn country back to the normalcy it deserves. […]

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Lockdown

Lockdown

18 Feb, '1119 Comments

Four funerals are to take place today in various places in Bahrain for the four new martyrs of yesterdays brutal attack on the Pearl Roundabout. Essa Abdulhassan, the 61 year old gentlemen who went to reason with the riot police and got half his head blown off for his efforts is being laid to rest […]

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Bahrain Je’taime!

Bahrain Je’taime!

17 Feb, '1146 Comments

This was the scene on the roads leading to the Pearl Roundabout last night. This was the last picture I took as I left the roundabout to head home. People were jovial, happy and most certainly peaceful. I remember greeting the marshals guiding people and traffic and telling them well done. But I fear the […]

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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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“We don’t recognize leaders!”

“We don’t recognize leaders!”

15 Feb, '1148 Comments

When someone got onto the make-shift podium, already occupied by some turbanned gentlemen and started reading “The Youth’s Demands” he was shouted down by the crowd that they do not recognize him or any others who install themselves leaders. One shouted “our movement does not have leaders, get down!” That made my day, especially with […]

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