Tag: human-rights

TERRORISM, definition of

12 Jul, '069 Comments

Let’s see… the UN says that terrorism is defined as: criminal acts intended or calculated to provoke a state of terror in the general public, a group of persons or particular persons for political purposes are in any circumstance unjustifiable, whatever the considerations of a political, philosophical, ideological, racial, ethnic, religious or other nature that […]

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Learning to keep mouths shut is difficult!

Learning to keep mouths shut is difficult!

7 Jul, '0610 Comments

If these guys had half a brain cell between them they would be even more dangerous than they actually are. Have a look at these snippets, you might want to read it in full in today’s GDN for a bellyful of laughter! The story is that a restaurant’s female employees claimed to have been locked […]

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Irrepressible

28 May, '0614 Comments

Here’s a pledge that I would – and have – taken quite readily: I believe the Internet should be a force for political freedom, not repression. People have the right to seek and receive information and to express their peaceful beliefs online without fear or interference. I call on governments to stop the unwarranted restriction […]

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Reminder: Batelco Broadband Open Discussion TONIGHT.

14 May, '0625 Comments

References: Mahmood’s Den Boycott Batelco Batelco Broadband Bahrain; Prices and New Packages Buckling under pressure Batelco Responds re the new Broadband Packages BoycottBatelco Batelco CEO responds Batelco.Info Arabic coverage and forum Petitions Please sign the petition if you haven’t already, please be courteous. Sign the guestbook at boycottbatelco.com, again, please be courteous. I would like […]

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Heh… Bahrain, Saudi elected to UN Human Rights body!

9 May, '0618 Comments

Bahrain, I can barely understand. We’re on the cusp of change which could go either way. We’ve had some strides with reparation and held international rapprochement conferences here, as well as those for transitional justice, so at least we’re going through the motions, hence our election into the Human Rights body of the United Nations […]

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