Tag: demonstrations

How to alienate sympathisers to your cause

How to alienate sympathisers to your cause

2 Nov, '1111 Comments

Like just about everybody in Bahrain, I’ve been caught in traffic due to roads being closed either by physical objects, oil spilled on the road or a combination of both. The end result of course is that the demonstrators want their message to be received by those in charge that they have legitimate demands and […]

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Parallels between Bahrain and London?

Parallels between Bahrain and London?

11 Aug, '1129 Comments

To the sad sad people who’re trying their utmost to compare what has happened in Bahrain to the UK’s current riots and come to the staggering realization that they’re one and the same: don’t. The twains do not and shall never meet. Over there, it’s yobs, criminals and looters running rampant and they deserve nothing […]

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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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Detainees abuse

7 Apr, '086 Comments

Since December 17th, 2007, the unfortunate day in which Ali Jassim Mohammed died after a demonstration commemorating an unofficial Martyr’s Day, protests have not stopped in Bahrain. These protests resulted in further detentions, some of which have lasted for more than four months. Those detained allege gross abuse of their human rights and have received […]

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