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Bahrain redefines the WWW

5 Sep, '102 Comments

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. A new information Tzar at the helm of the “Information Authority” (or if you prefer, the Misery of Information redux); hence, the very first thing which happens is…. yes, you guessed it: ban some web sites, blogs and even political society websites. All that just ahead of […]

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Victoria Harbour Flash Dance

Victoria Harbour Flash Dance

5 Sep, '101 Comment

An impromptu flash dance happened right in front of us while in downtown Victoria, BC this afternoon for lunch. It was brilliant! 🙂

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Who’s next?

Who’s next?

5 Sep, '1016 Comments

Abdulemam joins tens, possibly hundreds, more apprehended Bahrainis all accused or charged with some malicious intent against the ruling regime. According to most operating human rights organisations in the country, they have had their rights violated and some even went as far as accusing the security services of applying systemic torture on some of those incarcerated.

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Pressing for optimum strategies

Pressing for optimum strategies

4 Sep, '102 Comments

I was reading this article this morning in the Globe & Mail this morning – our last full day in this lovely country – and thought it’s worth sharing: Down the rat hole of gambling: Lab rodents press for optimum strategy but lose on slots Study shows lab rats have trouble differentiating between wins and […]

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Political societies warned: “Your bulletin is too big!”

Political societies warned: “Your bulletin is too big!”

3 Sep, '103 Comments

That’s the latest in the salvo against political societies. The most mundane and incoherent excuse to try to “put them in their place” and put another hurdle in their already faltering steps. Anything, it seems, to curtail their effectiveness and to get them to waste their energies into anything but the forthcoming elections. Now, they’ve been pulled up for their publications!

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