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Martyrs

Martyrs

5 Sep, '152 Comments

There’s nothing more sacred than giving one’s life up to serve one’s country, to protect it and repel its enemies. Those are the courageous heroes. The few amongst the many. Who sacrifice their lives such. My condolences to the families and friends of the martyred soldiers and to Bahrain. I remember that I proposed the creation […]

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Injustice

Injustice

18 Aug, '121 Comment

Another young soul is extinguished. Courtesy of the Bahraini police. The crime? Demonstrating for social justice. Democracy. Freedoms. He purportedly threw Molotov cocktails at a police car. The police’s response was brutal and inhumane. According to eye-witnesses he was shot in the back and beaten to a pulp by uniformed and out of uniform individuals, […]

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A day of mourning.

A day of mourning.

25 Feb, '1110 Comments

Today, Friday 25 Feb 2011, has been declared by both the state and the opposition parties as a national day of mourning to remember the seven martyrs who were killed by the riot police and the army, in separate incidents, at or near the Pearl Roundabout in central Manama. The latest to enter the Bahraini […]

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Equitable solutions

25 Dec, '0725 Comments

Name any country that does not recognise the sacrifices of its citizens, and I’ll guarantee that its government has no real legitimacy in the eyes of their own constituents. Sure they rule, but that is most probably due to the use of oppression to perpetuate their authority. Their tenuous hold on power promotes the culture […]

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