Tag: human-rights

Dammit, it’s STILL ain’t enough!

Dammit, it’s STILL ain’t enough!

11 Mar, '0632 Comments

Or that’s what both Ibrahim bu-Sandal AND Yousif Qardawi think, so they’ve organised a conference in Bahrain for March 21st to chew the fat and spit out condemnation notes: Scholars from the Arab and Islamic world will discuss the lifting of the ban on Danish goods in a conference in Bahrain on March 21. The […]

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Women’s Day

Women’s Day

8 Mar, '0614 Comments

Humanity owes women its very existance. But all they are given is more heartache. Second- or third-class citizens in virtually all communities. No rights. Other than walking a few steps behind men. Isn’t it time they realise their own potential? Unhindered by society, custom or religion? And stop judging them by biological differences? Isn’t it […]

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Family Law, part deux

Family Law, part deux

6 Mar, '0626 Comments

Prepare yourself for another 100,000+ person march this weekend (yes, the F1 weekend!) to blackmail the parliament to rescind the Family Law the government sent it yesterday. Our e-steamed clerics are adamant that the proposed Family Law which concerns the Ja’afari sect (Shi’a) NOT be discussed and passed into law by parliament. What are their […]

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Public Private Records

Public Private Records

4 Jan, '0612 Comments

I know, that’s like a definition of an oxymoron, but as far as this situation is concerned it hits the nail very much on the head. Let me explain: I took my mother this morning to the Salmania Medical Complex for a check-up x-ray for bone density. That section is housed in the very old […]

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Demonstrations

Demonstrations

9 Nov, '0538 Comments

I’ve attended two demonstrations this afternoon in Bahrain, one was FOR the codification of personal and family status laws now, while I drove past the other which was AGAINST the codification of these laws without a perpetual guarantee to not tamper with the resultant laws by anyone other than approved clerics. The first demonstration was […]

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