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LIES LIES LIES! Really?

LIES LIES LIES! Really?

15 Dec, '118 Comments

Nick Kristof was once again in Bahrain recently and as any good reporter, delved right into the events he came to investigate, talked to both sides of the conflict and came to the conclusions that most of the Bahraini people have been laboriously living through and breathing over the last ten months. Others who choose […]

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Bahrain’s Rocky Road to Reform – ICG report

Bahrain’s Rocky Road to Reform – ICG report

8 Aug, '114 Comments

A new report from the International Crisis Group: Following a spasm of violence, Bahrain faces a critical choice between endemic instability and slow but steady progress toward political reform. The most sensible way forward is to launch a new, genuine dialogue in which the political opposition is fairly represented and to move toward changes that […]

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Bet you didn’t know this about entrepreneurs

Bet you didn’t know this about entrepreneurs

16 Nov, '092 Comments

After interviewing about 20 Bahraini entrepreneurs over the last few weeks for the Bahraini Views project, I thought I found a common denominator: they are driven, they come in all ages and from different backgrounds, and their religious affiliation doesn’t have anything to do with their success.

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Consumerised Education

Consumerised Education

30 Jun, '0917 Comments

All the papers this morning are carrying this sort of news: SEVERAL Bahrain schools and universities are failing their students, according to a government-approved report. Out of 20 public and private institutions reviewed, three were deemed “inadequate”, 13 “satisfactory” and four “good”, while none achieved the highest level possible. Two out of four higher education […]

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UN HRC UPR absent NGOs

8 Apr, '080 Comments

Damn! Working at the UN must be a version of a wet dream to those acronym aficionados, don’t you think! Anyway, Bahrain came out with flying colours in the first ever Universal Periodic Review (that’s the UPR part) in Geneva’s HQ of the United Nations (yes you guessed it) at their newly created Human Rights […]

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