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Ayesha Saldanha · June, 2007

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Latest posts by Ayesha Saldanha from June, 2007

29 June 2007

Bahrain: The Tale of a ‘Legal Slave’

No longer a tax haven, people in Bahrain are fuming at the introduction of a one per cent tax to benefit an Unemployment Fund. Bloggers caught on the bug and...

23 June 2007

Palestine: A Classic Case of Divide and Rule?

With so much happening on the ground, this week many of the blogs by Palestinians, and those focused on Palestinian issues, have kept their attention on the ongoing events in...

22 June 2007

Bahrain: Are Taxes Un-Islamic?

Money matters feature high in the posts of Bahraini bloggers this week, writes Ayesha Saldanha. Other issues being tackled include: Are taxes un-Islamic? Is culture and art appreciated in Bahrain?...

16 June 2007

Bahrain: Don't Press ‘Forward’, Press ‘Search’

What do Bahrainis think of conspiracy theories? How pleased are they with the services their ministries offer and the statements coming out of their ministers' mouths? And what does a...

8 June 2007

Bahrain: Eat Shawarma at Your Peril!

Are there poor people in Bahrain or is the issue being blown out of proportion by those striving to plant the seeds of sectarianism in our society? Can Bahraini girls...

2 June 2007

Bahrain: An Expat Minister of Labour?

With Bahrain sizzling at 44 degrees Celsius, bloggers are in action discussing everything from the weather, to who to blame for power cuts. In a post with a natural flow,...