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Police brutality as an art form in Bahrain

Police brutality as an art form in Bahrain

18 Dec, '112 Comments

Diabolical of course, but as it has become the norm now, especially AFTER the BICI report’s come out, the government might well think that they could field the worst offenders (and there doesn’t seem to be any good ones there who could exercise their conscience once in a while) to the Olympics of depravity. Here’s […]

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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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Planned protests

2 Mar, '1123 Comments

Here’s a schedule I received for protests this week until Friday. Sounds like a Gig-list, but hey, as a country we’re finally evolving: Wednesday 02 March – 1500 onwards from Pearl Roundabout to the Ministry of Interior – 1730 onwards at the Grand Mosque – 1900 onwards from Dana Roundabout to the Pearl Roundabout Thursday […]

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Comparisons

Comparisons

23 Feb, '1177 Comments

I don’t want to start a “numbers war”, but just for my interest, I got this image from the New York Times which was attempting to compare between the route taken by the opposition protest yesterday which filled the whole length of the highway from Bahrain Mall to the Pearl Roundabout with Tahrir Square in […]

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Egypt, in pictures

Egypt, in pictures

29 Jan, '1155 Comments

Courtesy of totallycoolpix.com. I hope the protests do carry on indefinitely until Egypt gets rid of the dictator, rescinding the emergency laws and starts repairing its way back to greatness under the full respect of human rights and freedoms of expression.

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