Tag: accountability

Winograd, from another perspective

Winograd, from another perspective

5 Feb, '0886 Comments

The following cartoon appeared in Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper (thanks to Jaddwilliam for the heads-up) reflecting an alternate perspective on the findings of the Winograd Commission. However, it failed to stop me in my tracks. The bubble says: “They admit their defeat and they hold their negligent accountable!! God curse the Zionist fads which intrude on […]

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Accountability resurfaces

7 Nov, '0710 Comments

It was with pleasure that I read the following on the front page of the GDN this morning: A new law will force ministers, top government officials, MPs, Shura and municipal councillors to declare their personal finances. An independent commission of judges will have sweeping powers to investigate their finances, including those of their spouses […]

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The results of accountability surfacing?

The results of accountability surfacing?

7 Aug, '0710 Comments

Chapter 1: A botched up series of events starting with an inaccurate call to the emergency line alerting an operator that a woman was in trouble and needs immediate medical help led to a delay in dispatching an ambulance to the concerned area. Ultimately, it took the medical emergency personnel to arrive three hours after […]

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Party Shuffle

10 Jan, '0510 Comments

In the continuing Winds of Change series in Bahrain, it seems that there’s going to be a limited ministerial change and ministries restructuring to be announced today or tomorrow. This is good. But don’t hold your breath for the ancients to leave, the Foreign Affairs, and Defense will stay as is, and no, the premier […]

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Eight months’ investigation, 3 ministers questioned and the end result? They’re saints!

26 May, '048 Comments

What a farce. Everybody on the street knows the transgressions that ALL ministers in this country have committed. The huge amounts of money embezzled and the continuous gratuities they receive in various forms (money, land, and privileges) so much so that a minister enters the government a pauper, but leaves it a billionaire. How else […]

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