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Ahhhh… Muharraqis

Ahhhh… Muharraqis

29 Apr, '06175 Comments

Very pretty aren’t they? Kids fronting a demonstration in Muharraq yesterday in support of “the Iraqi resistance” and the Palestinians. The demonstration was organised by some group calling themselves “National Justice Movement” in cooperation with the Shura Islamic Political Society and National Constitutional Grouping which brought out about 150 people, according to Al-Wasat (arabic). Now […]

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MPs want Islamic law to curb crime

MPs want Islamic law to curb crime

5 Apr, '0679 Comments

A Bahraini MP yesterday called for the gradual introduction of Sharia (Islamic) law to deal with all criminals. Another claimed that thieves should have their hands chopped off because “God ordered us to do so”. However, one described the punishment as unfair if adulterers are not stoned. The comments were made in parliament yesterday as […]

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Burning flags

Burning flags

4 Feb, '06146 Comments

photo courtesy Al-Wasat newspaper Isn’t there a law in Bahrain that criminalises burning of flags? Especially flags of those countries which we do have good relations with? Well, this is Mohammed Khalid, the member of parliament and representative of the Northern District 6, sans slippers, burning the Danish flag to show his disapproval of the […]

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ما في الديرة رجال؟

30 Jan, '0624 Comments

تأسيس لجنة للدفاع عن الرسول يرأسها السعيدي أعلن مساء أمس في الرفاع الشرقي تأسيس لجنة شعبية، وذلك للتعبير عن سخط الاهالي من الاساءة الى النبي الكريم عبر الصحف الدنماركية ومن موقف حكومتها من صحافتها المحلية، وتم تشكيل اللجنة تحت مسمى «لجنة الرفاع للدفاع عن الرسول الكريم» وتم اختيار النائب جاسم السعيدي رئيسا لها، وناصر السندي […]

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Frivolity or Electioneering?

Frivolity or Electioneering?

31 Aug, '056 Comments

Our MPs are getting MUCH better it seems. Better in the sense as “cloaking” issues into others to make their objections at least more palatable, to them and their constituents at least, rather than be outright brain-farts. As the next session of parliament approaches, we have had a flurry of activity from those who claim […]

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