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Ayesha Saldanha · December, 2007

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Latest posts by Ayesha Saldanha from December, 2007

31 December 2007

Bahrain: Reactions after the riots and arrests

In another special roundup, we have the reactions of Bahrain's bloggers to the events of the last few weeks, when rioting took place after the death of a demonstrator during...

23 December 2007

Bahrain: The debt owed to the Indians of the Gulf

This is the second post from Bahrain this week; the first covered various celebrations, and demonstrations. In this post we'll be examining the official population statistics, hearing about a frustrating...

21 December 2007

Bahrain: Celebrations, commemorations, and demonstrations

Bahrain is approaching the end of a ten-day holiday to celebrate both its National Day and Eid Al Adha, which has seen tragedy as well as joy. December 16 is...

15 December 2007

Bahrain: A tenfold increase in population?!

This time the roundup from Bahrain covers three weeks. We have frustration on every front, unfortunately: frustration with being surrounded by apathy and ignorance, with being a teenager, and with...

11 December 2007

Bahrain: Fikr 6 – Changing the World

Last week I was privileged to attend Fikr 6, a conference organised by the Arab Thought Foundation: In keeping with the mission of the Arab Thought Foundation to promote the...