Tag: Society

Young Bahraini Entrepreneurs

11 Jul, '0710 Comments

Guys, can you suggest some names of young Bahraini entrepreneurs that I might interview? I would appreciate it if you would provide me their contact details if you don’t mind too, if you don’t, then a name and why you would nominate a person should be enough for me to start my research. The targets […]

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Interdependencies

3 Jul, '076 Comments

I found this really sad: An Indian man, who had life-saving brain surgery at the Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC), has gone missing, it was revealed yesterday. The guy most probably needs further medical attention but because his stay in Bahrain has become illegal and he obviously continues to want to live and work here (maybe […]

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The caravan is in motion and the dogs are barking

27 Jun, '0734 Comments

Sometimes, privilege given goes to the head and unfortunately the meandering brainfarts get believed by their perpetrators to be gems of wisdom. They even convince themselves that they are the only people – the chosen ones – who heard the person in authority right and everyone else is wrong. Given the benefit of the doubt, […]

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Why is ‘Sorry’ such a difficult word?

Why is ‘Sorry’ such a difficult word?

24 Jun, '072 Comments

I’m not sure why this is the case, and am not sure why is it so difficult to understand that in order to move forward as a society some truths must be recognised and reparations made. Iman Shwaiter crying in memory of her husband (Hashim Al-Alawi) who was kidnapped, tortured and killed by Bahraini security […]

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Wot? No Rubber Bullets?

23 Jun, '0740 Comments

Rubber bullets don’t inflict enough pain, it seems, so now riot control police in Bahrain have started using live ammunition instead. Much more effective of course, especially if the intent is to kill rather than merely control: «الأهالي سمعوا صوتا لإطلاق النار فاتصلوا بي وبعد حضوري إلى المنطقة أكد لي رجال الأمن أنهم اطلقوا 3 […]

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