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Your Uncle is Deaf

Your Uncle is Deaf

25 Jul, '0810 Comments

Or as we say in Bahrain: 3mmek asmakh, an epithet normally reserved for situations where no matter how much advice one gives, even very reasonable and much needed advice, the receiver of such words of wisdom is completely and utterly deaf to those words. Such is the situation with the Ministry of Information, or at […]

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Honeymoon over at the MoI?

8 Apr, '0813 Comments

Heh, the brand new and I must say very photogenically handsome minister seems to be on a miss-step – I don’t want to say that he’s just following on from whence others have trod before him, that would be too strong, I hope – but with statements as those which appeared in today’s GDN give […]

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New era at the Ministry of Information?

New era at the Ministry of Information?

3 Feb, '087 Comments

I was thrilled to read in Al-Waqt in the weekend that the new minister of information, Jehad buKamal, affirmed that the new new Press & Publications Law will not stipulate any prison sentences against journalists [translate], except for denigrating God or the king. The exception is accepted – for now – as otherwise the law […]

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