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Friday Photo: Thistle

Friday Photo: Thistle

8 Apr, '1113 Comments

I never for once thought that the thistle would grow in my garden. I thought they’re more of a colder weather plant, being the first time I came across it was in the north of Scotland! But not only did it survive, it actually flowered this week! I’m so happy… Have a wonderful Friday my […]

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The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens?

6 Apr, '1116 Comments

Thanks Robert!

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I’m back!

1 Apr, '11109 Comments

Hello my friends! I missed you! I can’t thank you enough for your generous support over the last couple of days. They have been very difficult for my family and friends. I’m glad to say that I have been handled well enough while incarcerated. The authorities launched an investigation and I answered and defended myself […]

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Punishments

Punishments

21 Mar, '11105 Comments

Punishments come in various guises, but the worst of those are the collective and indiscriminate ones. I think we’re seeing that today levied against the most respected newspaper in Bahrain. Al-Wasat comes to our doors with just 20 pages, and virtually no advertisements whatsoever. If this carries on, not only tens of families will lose […]

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“Just Bahraini” not welcome at checkpoints

“Just Bahraini” not welcome at checkpoints

19 Mar, '1149 Comments

Leena Al Olaimy On Friday 18th March 2011, @LAlOlaimy said: @khalidalkhalifa I’m VERY concerned by what I just heard re: my aunt’s checkpoint experience. #Bahrain police tried to provoke her & found a ‘لا سني لا شيعي بس بحريني‘ badge in her bag. The police ridiculed her asking if she really believes in it? She responded ‘yes’. […]

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