Every mother who expects a baby wonders if she will have a boy or a girl. In Bahrain, mothers are burdened with the increasing possibilities of miscarriage.
Bahrain is a tiny Kingdom nearly three times bigger than Washington DC located in the Persian Gulf with a population over one million people, half of them expats. Since the eruption of the revolution on the 14th of February 2011, inspired by a series of neighboring dissent, over 100 protester deaths have been recorded.
When does significance warrant obsolete obliviousness? How is it that a blindfold is attached over the eyes of the world regulating human compassion and action? These questions pose themselves through a series of familiar policies, both Western and Middle Eastern, that flourish amongst popular yet unfamiliar circumstances that have a substantial effect on civil liberties and human rights requiring immediate attentiveness. Bahrain is today found tormented with political circumstances that hold keys towards western interests.
When will it begin...?
A Saudi Arabian soldier holds his American made rifle to the head of a Bahraini teenager, yet we call that Bahraini and agent of Iran. We call for that teenager to cease his protest to ensure ‘reformation’.
A group of stories that have received some back page media coverage, coupled with the infamous slanderous characterisation of their relative objectives and individuals, and differentiated from their somewhat similar neighbouring stories.
Controversy and condemnation has engulfed the tiny Kingdom of Bahrain today
as Bernie Ecclestone's Grand Prix took a rather unwelcoming hit. The controversial
race has been the subject of worldwide criticism as news channels all over the
world turned their eyes to cover the abuses behind the surface. UK Parliamentarians
and Labour leader Ed Milliband have urged David Cameron to send out a message
calling for the cancellation of the controversial race.
The race has been destined for failure from the start as it remains a mystery
Violence erupted in Bahrain over the past few weeks as opposition protests
faced elevated suppressions around villages. Protesters have been calling for
the immediate release of prominent rights activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja who
today enters his 66th day of hunger strike. His life is under severe threat and
over 300 individuals and groups around the world have signed a letter addressed
to Bahrain’s king Hamad for Khawaja’s immediate release. Protesters have also been
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before anyone even at the cost of your life.
The former Chief of Polish Intelligence Service, Zbigniew Siemiatkowski, has been charged of participation in organising secret CIA detention camps in a former military base in Stare Kiejkuty, Poland.
A thousand words were indeed echoed in Bahrain today as protesters took to the streets in one of the largest marches in the history of the tiny gulf nation. Men, women and children of all ages reiterated their peaceful demands in an emotional march that had no visible end to its initiation. Opposition parties instructed the participants to ensure that only one symbol was to be visible during the procession; the flag of the nation.