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“The People Want to Overthrow the Regime!”

“The People Want to Overthrow the Regime!”

15 Feb, '1110 Comments

That was the chant that was continuously repeated throughout today. Just like the Tunisians and the Egyptians before them, Bahrainis today took to the streets in their tens of thousands to bid farewell to a fallen comrade. Gunned down in cold blood by a riot policeman for doing nothing other than joining his compatriots in demanding […]

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I believe in a better Bahrain.

I believe in a better Bahrain.

14 Feb, '1130 Comments

There are a number of demonstrations and protests happening right in several areas in Bahrain, I think I can hear and smell some of the effects from my office. The basic demands of the people is for a better life with dignity, respect for human rights, freedom of express and the release of political prisoners. […]

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Bahrain Demonstrates in Solidarity with Egypt

4 Feb, '118 Comments

I attended a demonstration in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Egypt in their quest for a better, safer, and more democratic future without the geriatric octogenarian Hosni Mubarak. The demonstration took place on Friday afternoon at 4pm and was attended by a few hundred sympathisers. I took the opportunity to record a few […]

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Demonstration at Egyptian Embassy

4 Feb, '111 Comment

A demonstration has been called for this afternoon – Friday 4 Feb 2011 at 4PM – in front of the Egyptian Embassy in Manama in solidarity with the great Egyptian people for their legitimate demands to live with dignity and under democratic constitutional rule. I’ll be there and consider this an invitation to you too […]

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Domino effect continues… who’s after Egypt?

28 Jan, '1130 Comments

With the collapse of dictatorial rule in Tunis and the running demonstrations in Egypt since 25 Jan with Friday the 28th culminating in the biggest series of demonstrations for decades, which other country could follow this popular domino effect? The regular culprits and the most shaky governments seem to be Algeria, Morocco, Jordan and Yemen, […]

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