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BBC’s The World Today Interview

BBC’s The World Today Interview

21 Feb, '1168 Comments

Did another interview with the BBC yesterday, this time for BBC World’s The World Today program. Here’s the segment for posterity. [audio:The-World-Today-Interview.mp3]

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General Strike in Bahrain

20 Feb, '1145 Comments

When the General Strike was announced yesterday, I didn’t give it much heed. I guess I’m conditioned to ignore trade unions as they have very little and smooth teeth which tickle more than cause injury. Well, it seems that today, they’ve sharpened them a bit and they’re starting to leave a mark. Teachers, some of […]

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Beyond the abyss

19 Feb, '11104 Comments

Shocking video. Shocking and barbaric situation. For all the naysayers, I don’t think that any sane person can even dream of condoning such action, under any pretenses: In light of the effective political societies’ refusal to take up the Crown Prince on his offer for dialogue until the resignation of the government and the withdrawal […]

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Reset

Reset

18 Feb, '1125 Comments

In the last hour, the Crown Prince has been given full authority by HM the King to do all that is necessary to resolve the situation in Bahrain. I know that he will take on this mammoth responsibility seriously, and will do his utmost to return this torn country back to the normalcy it deserves. […]

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Lockdown

Lockdown

18 Feb, '1119 Comments

Four funerals are to take place today in various places in Bahrain for the four new martyrs of yesterdays brutal attack on the Pearl Roundabout. Essa Abdulhassan, the 61 year old gentlemen who went to reason with the riot police and got half his head blown off for his efforts is being laid to rest […]

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