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Parliament suspends its authority

Parliament suspends its authority

11 Mar, '0814 Comments

For the third week running, parliament abrogates its basic responsibility to oversee the operation of the executive branch by completely negating both the Constitution and Parliamentary Bylines. [audio clip] I feel that this “experiment” might have reached an impasse now. I don’t foresee an effective way forward other than going back to the drawing board […]

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name that sound

29 Feb, '086 Comments

[audio:BahrainiParliamentSounds.mp3] hint [poll=15]

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Damn, missed it!

28 Feb, '081 Comment

Whenever I’m away, the first thing I do when I wake up is check the news back home. It continuously brings me back to our own version of surreal reality. Yesterday’s news hit the mark quite squarely, thank you very much; our illustrious parliament dropped the second impeachment proceedings [translate] against a sitting minister. Of […]

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Pepper

13 Feb, '088 Comments

Och, the Ministry of Interior shouldn’t bother with opposing a paragraph in a law banning its use of chemical weapons to disperse rioters, it should just nuke the bastards and be done with it!

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Bahraini Parliament frees Palestine!

Bahraini Parliament frees Palestine!

21 Nov, '0722 Comments

I couldn’t believe the stuff carried in the papers this morning about the palava in parliament yesterday. MPs are “absolutely” incensed that our foreign minister shook hands with the Israeli foreign minister on the sidelines of a meeting at the UN. That minister being female and and Israeli is a double whamy for them. I […]

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