Tag: crime

Novel police methods

14 Feb, '079 Comments

I’ve heard of this before happening in Bahrain, but on the 6th anniversary of The Charter which was the long awaited promise for Bahrain to forge ahead into modern democratic countries, I thought that this particular police method was history. Apparently not, according to this report: القبض على مواطن رهينة حتى يسلم أخوه نفسه الوسط […]

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How to screw up a conspiracy

20 Sep, '0612 Comments

1. document everything, just in case you need to save your ass. 2. continuously shout out “it wasn’t me” and practice making puppy eyes. 3. depend on morons, just like yourself, who too can’t organise a piss-up in a brewery. 4. spend a lot of money and keep receipts. see 1. 5. hire some mercenaries […]

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Reflections on Patriotism

Reflections on Patriotism

23 Aug, '0618 Comments

Zara: i feel angry at mahmood’s reaction. it surprises me to see him take this position. and it surprises me even more that people posting have not commented on it. I feel angry at myself for jumping to this conclusion Zara. But follow my reasoning please: I’m a law abiding citizen who loves his country […]

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Bahrain, Guns and Spin Machines

Bahrain, Guns and Spin Machines

20 Aug, '0645 Comments

Sometimes I am actually quite happy that in Bahrain only three types of people get guns: members of the ruling family, the police and the military. Everyone else, you just don’t get it. So when you hear of gun crimes in Bahrain, you know with a good amount of certainty who the perpetrator might be, […]

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16 labourers perish in fire at labour camp

30 Jul, '0618 Comments

My deepest condolences go to the victims and their families and friends who perished or got injured in a labour camp file last night in Gudaybiyah. It is reported that up to 300 workers lived in a single multistory building and up to 15 people were crammed into a single room. The workers are employed […]

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