Tag: human-rights

A present to Ali Matter and his lot

A present to Ali Matter and his lot

24 Apr, '0617 Comments

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, this is a special lash and mask kit I would like to present to our dear member of parliament Ali Mattar who suggested the very valid and totally workable solution to penalise errant journalists… WHIP THEIR ASS! And of course Mattar is going to wear that mask while he’s doling out […]

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Truth & Reconciliation!

22 Apr, '0617 Comments

The best news to come out of Bahrain for a very very long time… this could be the very thing we need to turn a new page for the whole community, after 30 very dark years: Justice and reconciliation in the Bahrain reform process will come under the spotlight at a five-day conference organised by […]

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An historic day for our parliament

22 Apr, '065 Comments

Will they rise up to the challenge, or continue to disappoint? Today they hold a special session to discuss and amend the Press Law which contains parts which necessitate imprisoning journalists for what they write. The islamists – as expected – are all for imprisoning the writer AND his managing editor who dares challenge any […]

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Dr. Munira Fakhro

Dr. Munira Fakhro

20 Apr, '0620 Comments

“When the political turmoil happened in the 1990s, I signed a petition for the return of democracy and for a parliament, as one of the fourteen leaders, and the only woman, I added a paragraph on women’s equality. I realised there was great injustice during the 1990s which was happening to a large number of […]

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Another metric heads south

18 Mar, '0669 Comments

The US State Department released its Human Rights Report on Bahrain for 2005, and it’s not good at all. If anything, it’s probably more damning than the ones released in the 90s, considering we have democracy now and even a parliament. Thanks SBG for the heads-up.

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