Tag: activism

‘Don’t wait for change, be the change’

2 May, '0716 Comments

Good advice. And one that should be kept in mind at all times especially in our lethargic Arab societies. The advice comes from a young lady who demonstrated an iron will to fight injustice and offer venues for inter-faith and inter-cultural rapprochement through cyber activism which, if not emulated, then at least supported, because ultimately […]

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Demonstration at Parliament on Thursday, be there!

1 May, '075 Comments

«الصحفيين» تدعو للاعتصام أمــــام «النيــابي» الخميــس المقبــل ناشدت جمعية الصحفيين البحرينية جموع الصحافيين والمثقفين والفنانين البحرينيين ”الاعتصام أمام مجلس النواب الخميس المقبل، احتجاجا على مجمل ما أنتجه المجلس في دورته الحالية من قرارات ولجان تحقيق بحق الثقافة والإبداع وحرية الكلمة”. وفي سياق متصل، استغربت الجمعية في بيان أصدرته أمس (الأحد) رفض لجنة الشؤون التشريعية بالمجلس […]

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Speaking at the Rand Doha Conference

Speaking at the Rand Doha Conference

10 Mar, '075 Comments

I’ll be speaking at the forthcoming Rand Doha Conference: RAND is proud to announce it will be holding a conference in Doha, Qatar from 15-16 March on the subject Creative Use of the Media to Foster Understanding and Tolerance. The conference will bring together regional analysts, public diplomacy and information operations experts, and the initiators […]

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Al-Sahlawi & Al-Habshi are OUT!

Al-Sahlawi & Al-Habshi are OUT!

25 Feb, '077 Comments

Thanks to the big campaign and continuous pressure applied by society, Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahlawi and Hussain Al-Habshi have been released from prison at around 11am this morning. I have also confirmed this fact independently. I wish to officially congratulate them for their stance and sacrifice, and hope that with this, the Bahraini government too […]

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

2 Feb, '0746 Comments

That is the title of the seminar to be conducted in Washington on February 13th concerning the Bahraini political scene. Not a very imaginative title, as it is a very much overused sentence in Bahrain – with justification, I might add. All you have to do is pick up any paper, on any day and […]

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