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Overdue Reactions – Translated

9 May, '1143 Comments

Thanks to @BahBourgeois, we now have a translation of the original letter which created a lot of feedback and requests for translation. So here’s the translation: To The Gathering of National Unity Thank you. Thanks to you we are no longer at a loss and we now know the path of righteousness so we followed […]

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Overdue reactions

Overdue reactions

1 May, '1150 Comments

‏For those Bahrainis who have a decent brain cell left, please read, re-read and question what you’re doing to this country by dancing over the cadavers of who should be your brothers and sisters in nationality if nothing else. ‏This war of eradication must stop. The retribution must stop. This witch hunt must stop. ‏Everything […]

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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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Why no dialogue? The opposition’s answer

3 Mar, '1136 Comments

The political societies released a statement this afternoon explaining their position regarding the national dialogue called for by the Crown Prince almost two weeks ago. Here are their reasons, and my translation (errors in translation are mine alone and done in good faith): Press Conference of the Assemblies of political opposition societies on the reasons […]

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The Opposition’s Demands – the real deal this time

1 Mar, '1123 Comments

These are the opposition’s demands for entering into a dialogue from a more reliable source: The gist of the translated demands (original shown in Arabic below) are: A new constitution forged by a constituent assembly elected to establish a constitutional monarchy and an elected Government. The adoption of an equitable electoral system to achieve representation […]

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