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Overdue Reactions – Translated

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 it. I am Sunni Bahraini and I love Al-Khalifa and I won’t be exaggerating to describe myself as a fanatic Sunni …

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Overdue reactions

‏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 over the top topples on its creator, and this wonderful article is a clear notice that the tidal change is starting …

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Bahrain Je’taime!

This was the scene on the roads leading to the Pearl Roundabout last night. This was the last picture I took as I left the roundabout to head home. People were jovial, happy and most certainly peaceful. I remember greeting the marshals guiding people and traffic and telling them well done. But I fear the gentleman carrying his bedding to the roundabout is anything but that. Though I doubt very much that his love for his …

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Mixed messages

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This is on Al-Wasat‘s front page this morning:On the right, the Crown Prince inaugurates the building of a low income community of 444 much needed houses in Malkiya, one of the Bahraini fishing villages. While on the left, a picture of two children of 12 years old sitting on a bench inside the court in which they were convicted of the crimes of possession of inflammable material, rioting and participating in an unlawful gathering. Twelve …

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Torture in plain daylight, and in front of a sitting MP

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While the US Ambassador was assuring us that human rights is very important to the political leadership in this country in an interview released today in Alwasat, it’s ironic that in the very same issue a news article confirms the torture of a citizen in front of a sitting MP!قال رئيس كتلة الوفاق البرلمانية النائب عبدالجليل خليل إنه شهد تعذيب اثنين من الشباب الساعة السادسة مساء الخميس الماضي (6 يناير / كانون الثاني 2011)ØŒ وأن …

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