Tag: Politics

Veiled women allowed to drive

Veiled women allowed to drive

9 Jul, '035 Comments

While road-deaths have increased in Bahrain from 54 in 1995 to 81 in 2002, the number of cars increased from 169,318 in 1995 to 250,978 in 2002 and not a day passes without a serious sometimes fatal road accident, we now have a law allowing veiled women to drive! That is, women who cover their […]

Continue Reading »

…and I thought democracy means constructive criticism?

11 Jun, '031 Comment

The Bahraini press is threatening national unity and abusing the democratic system, the Minister of Information was quoted as saying yesterday. Nabeel Al Hamer was quoted during a meeting with newspaper editors as saying the government will not tolerate those in the press who are trying to “sabotage” the democratic reforms. “We will not, under […]

Continue Reading »

33,000 petition King Hamad

26 May, '039 Comments

A petition signed by 33,000 Bahrainis was delivered today to the Royal Court in an attempt to repeal Law by Decree number 56 which had granted impunity from prosecution to a former security officer, accused of abusing human rights. As far as I know, this petition is not just to try to bring just one […]

Continue Reading »

Asses of Evil

Asses of Evil

19 May, '032 Comments

Hey I got sent this by a friend, so don’t blame me for putting it up!

Continue Reading »

To hell with democracy.. bring back the old ways

5 May, '037 Comments

For the first time in my life I voted for the Bahraini Parliament. Now I know that I should not have bothered. Democracy is not worth it and it doesn’t work in the Arab world in general and Bahrain in particular. They have been operating now since October 2002. Almost a full term considering that […]

Continue Reading »

Back to Top