Bill Law will be persona non-grata for a while in Bahrain I guess after this program and his Telegraph article about our fair isle.
Bahrain is increasingly featured in holiday brochures as a relaxing winter-sun destination for the weary north European.
The image Bahrain projects is one of a wealthy, progressive and open society – an evolving Arab democracy.
But there is a different story behind the prosperity and glitz.[…]
BBC Radio 4’s Crossing Continents was broadcast on Thursday, 26 July 2007 at 1102 BST.
It will be repeated on Monday, 30 July 2007 at 2030 BST.
Presenter: Bill Law
Producer: Linda Pressly
Editor: Maria Balinska