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Confused about Human Rights Societies in Bahrain?

Confused about Human Rights Societies in Bahrain?

17 Sep, '104 Comments

I was a bit confused reading the newspapers this morning regarding two human rights societies. You might’ve been too, so let me remove some of the confusion: There is the National Human Rights Commission which is different from the Bahrain Human Rights Society. The first is a government organisation established by Royal Decree and the […]

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Red taped social responsibility

18 Jun, '0710 Comments

As a human being, when you see a rock on the road that might impede your neighbour or fellow human being and you could move it to the side, I am sure that the majority of people will just move it spontaneously. If they can’t, they’ll try to warn people about it and maybe try […]

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O’ Oh

O’ Oh

13 Jun, '079 Comments

I think it’s time to duck or find another place to enjoy the forthcoming summer in as summer in Bahrain is promising to be a tad hotter than usual: Abdulhadi Alkhawaja, president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, addressed today the meeting of the Human Rights council in Geneva regarding inadequate housing in Bahrain, […]

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“Inciting hatred” is becoming a fashionable charge

17 May, '074 Comments

Soon, Bahrain’s streets, villages and towns will once again live several days of a perfumed atmosphere. The wafts of tear-gas and the sounds of rubber bullets will be infused in decrepit narrow streets, while that effervescent smell of burning rubber, that major adrenaline aphrodisiac normally only experienced when paying hundreds of dinars at the F1 […]

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At the High Court at 9:30 for 10:00

16 Apr, '0715 Comments

We’re all gathering tomorrow morning at the Court building at 9:30. Cases are looked at starting at 10:00am. It’s a freedom of expression case, any way you look at it. Please show your opposition to attempts to stifle this freedom by being there. Thank you.

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