Tag: Politics

I’m back!

1 Apr, '11109 Comments

Hello my friends! I missed you! I can’t thank you enough for your generous support over the last couple of days. They have been very difficult for my family and friends. I’m glad to say that I have been handled well enough while incarcerated. The authorities launched an investigation and I answered and defended myself […]

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Pyrrhic Victories

18 Mar, '1139 Comments

The Pearl has been cleared. A pseudo-martial law is in effect. Ten more protestors were killed, along with two security personnel and three expatriate residents as far as I can tell, bringing the total lives lost so far to 23 since Feb 14. Six opposition figures have been apprehended, five of whom were just released […]

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Martial law, or low-grade civil war?

Martial law, or low-grade civil war?

15 Mar, '1152 Comments

My mind is in absolute turmoil. Sitting in Vancouver airport awaiting my interminable flights to get back home, I can’t prevent myself from repeatedly asking: What am I going back to? A country on the prcipesce of civil war where one is marked by the sect he or she was born into. No longer people, […]

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All it takes, is a spark.

8 Mar, '1137 Comments

Like the Great War which started with a single bullet, Bahrain too can descend into real chaos by just a single, stupid, miscalculated, and unwarranted incident. The ground has never been as fertile as it is today to transform a spark into an inferno. Let’s not dwell on the various incidents sponsored by extremists on […]

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Al-Qaeda exposes itself in Bahrain

Al-Qaeda exposes itself in Bahrain

5 Mar, '11130 Comments

A scuffle broke out in Hamad Town between Bahrainis and recently naturalized Bahrainis in which wooden planks, knives and swords were used. A good summary of this recent event is available on GlobalVoices. This is not the first time troubles between these groups happen. Hamad Town is a council housing estate built to benefit low […]

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