Tag: muharraq

Nabeel Rajab Acquitted

Nabeel Rajab Acquitted

23 Aug, '120 Comments

The Bahrain News Agency is carrying a report that the court has acquitted Nabeel Rajab from defaming and slandering Muharraq citizens. Here’s the release: Court of Appeals Acquits Nabeel Rajab of Defamation and Slandering of Muharraq Citizens 12 : 12 PM – 23/08/2012 Manama, August 23 — (BNA)– The Court of Appeal has cleared activist […]

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Calling Muharraq!

25 Sep, '0718 Comments

Could anyone who lives in or indeed anyone who knows about the traditional festivity of Girga’oun in the Kingdom of Muharraq please let me know where should one go to best capture the mood and festivities of this special occasion? I would very much like to travel to the Kingdom and shoot some of the […]

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Insisting on a wrong

24 Jan, '0715 Comments

I’m curious, what makes the Muharraq governor Salman bin Hindi so adamant on insisting on a wrong? And now he’s even supported by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. What’s going on? It just does not make sense, unless of course this is another “test balloon” being released by the government to see the […]

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Get Rich Quick. Guaranteed!

Get Rich Quick. Guaranteed!

4 Jan, '075 Comments

Alternatively called “the big land grab” in Bahrain. This time, as the map shows above (look at the lower section first – by the way click to open it in much larger scale in a new window) that a big plot of land has been earmarked for “public use,” that is, this plot of land […]

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All hail King Salman bin Hindi

All hail King Salman bin Hindi

28 Dec, '0636 Comments

In an unprecedented move, a separatist coup declared our beloved island of Muharraq an independent kingdom presided over by His Honourable Majesty King Salman bin Hindi, the erstwhile loyal governor of that island. Muharraq, the mother of political movements in Bahrain, the location of the first ever educational institution and the exclusive entrance by air […]

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