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Waad concludes electioneering campaign, calls for unity

Waad concludes electioneering campaign, calls for unity

22 Oct, '102 Comments

I’ve just come back from the last election rally for Waad on the night of the 21 October before the polls open on Saturday 23 October to receive Bahrainis who will cast their ballots for parliamentary and municipal councillors for a four year term, the third such event in Bahrain’s modern history. The rally took […]

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A truck load of cash for 2nd place?

A truck load of cash for 2nd place?

21 Oct, '109 Comments

So far, Khalid Al-Shaer, the candidate running for the 4th District in the Central Governate against Dr. Muneera Fakhro of Waad is in second place, according to this poll in Al-Wasat this morning in which Mr. Alshaer got 29% against Dr. Muneera Fakhro’s 43%. Quite surprising really as his purported electioneering budget needs a truck […]

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MUHARRAQ! Forgive me for leaving!

MUHARRAQ! Forgive me for leaving!

21 Oct, '1013 Comments

I wish I never left Muharraq. We lived in Arad for about 5 years in the 90s and it was great there. True, a rented house, but the neighbourhood, the people, and the feelings were unique, like no where else in Bahrain. It is not strange, therefore, that the island boasts the most integrated, and […]

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GDN stoops to another low

GDN stoops to another low

21 Oct, '104 Comments

Just in case the “journalists” in the local rag forgot what Journalistic Ethics actually are, here’s a good place to start. However, I’m sure that both “ethics” and “journalism” is far from their minds. What’s closest, is enriching themselves via their chosen “contribution” to Bahrain’s development and political well-being: brown-nosing. WASHINGTON: The GDN has been […]

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RSF Press Freedom Index 2010 released

20 Oct, '104 Comments

And there are no surprises, as far as this region of the world is concerned, and there most certainly is not a surprise as to how our own little island faired: With the current subjugation of various forms of freedoms of expression in this country, and the concerted effort to shut off any form of […]

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