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Ayesha Saldanha · March, 2007

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Latest posts by Ayesha Saldanha from March, 2007

31 March 2007

Bahrain: When ‘moderate’ means ‘acquiescent’

This week some Bahraini bloggers took part in an evening regarding the role of blogging in cultural development, and the literary aspect of online writing in particular. Hisham Khalifa has...

23 March 2007

Bahrain: Storms and D-cups

Bahrain was enveloped in a heavy dust storm on Thursday night, the beginning of the weekend, and TechZ wrote about getting caught in it: I couldn’t see anything ahead, other...

16 March 2007

Bahrain: A better literary life for civil servants?

We begin this week's review of Bahrain's blogs with Lulu's review of Bahrain's second annual Spring of Culture. Regarding the music/poetry/dance performance headlined by Marcel Khalife, and which caused controversy...

9 March 2007

Bahrain: Bloggers Consider Starting Official Society

Bahrain bloggers restarted their monthly gatherings after a break of some months. This get-together was organised by Mahmood Al Yousif as usual, but with more structure than previous sessions: It...

2 March 2007

Bahrain: A female preacher who gave something extra

This week Mahmood Al Yousif, who is facing legal action regarding comments he made on his blog, refers to the supposed freedom of expression in Bahrain: No sooner than our...