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Descending into chaos

Descending into chaos

10 Apr, '0851 Comments

Who benefits from violence? Who benefits from this? The above is a very unfortunate escalation of violence in Bahrain by people who think that this sort of criminal activity will help our democracy movement! And the thing that beggars belief is that we find people condoning this activity or are in complete and utter denial. […]

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Ridiculous notions

Ridiculous notions

21 Oct, '0711 Comments

This country needs “a Gibbs” This country needs “a Gibbs”. An act watchers of NCIS will be really familiar with. For others less fortunate, the act is best described as a swift whack on the back of a head the sharpness of which will bring that mind back to reason. Hopefully. But I fear in […]

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National Treasure Burnt

National Treasure Burnt

23 Jun, '0730 Comments

The Tree of Life symbolises Bahrain to me much more than any other symbol. It has been around for hundreds of years and has become known throughout the world, justifiably, as one of its wonders; a tree right in the middle of a desert with no water in sight not just living but flourishing in […]

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Abbas Al-Shakhoori has passed away

9 Apr, '079 Comments

Abbas’ funeral procession shot from my office’s balcony this evening (9 Apr ’07) It saddens me to learn that the security guard Abbas Al-Shakhoori has passed away this morning after being in a coma and declared brain-dead over a week ago. I join other Bahraini citizens and call on the Ministry of Interior to exert […]

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Bahraini security guard shot

30 Mar, '0781 Comments

In the early hours of this morning in Al-Bustan hotel in Manama a scuffle broke out between drunks, purportedly American, and hotel security guards. It is reported that one of the servicemen drew his pistol and shot the Bahraini night-shift guard Abbas Ali Salman Al-Shakhoori in the head. Al-Shakhoori has been taken to Salmaniya Medical […]

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