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Collective punishments

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There are a few things that suggest that our society is in a desperate state. The indicators are probably best exemplified by the exclusionary standards our parliamentarians and their electorate take. Both are quick to condemn whole peoples, nations and even civilizations due to isolated incidents without taking one second to reflect on our own shortcomings and our non-exclusive ownership of basic human values. Some might attribute this collective psyche as a result of the insular …

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Al-Buainain is against demographic change

I note, with pleasure and interest, that the leader of the Salafi movement and its Asala parliamentary bloc in Bahrain Mr. Ghanim Al-Buainain is unequivocally against the rule of force and demographic change:وقد وصف رئيس جمعية الأصالة الإسلامية النائب غانم البوعينين الادعاءات التي ساقها مداري أنها ‘’محض كذب وافتراء وطمس للحقائق وتعدي على حقوق الآخرين، فأما الحديث عن الجزر الإماراتية فإيران استخدمت منطق القوة كما يحدث في شريعة الغاب، واعتمدت على تغيير البنية الديمغرافية فيها …

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Asala pips Wefaq in Bylaws change demands

I’m impressed. The Asala bloc (Salafists) have tabled a motion to comprehensively amend the Parliamentary bylaws (amending 40 of the 220 articles) through which parliament will become a much stronger institution, leaving Al-Wefaq, the erstwhile boycotting society, to eat their dust and continue to bang on their chests that they are the harbingers of change. What I have seen from Wefaq so far is their procrastinations and confusion. We were led to believe that they would …

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