// archives

Bahrain

This category contains 62 posts

Let’s Talk About Sectarianism, Baby

The hypocrisy of Arab sectarian behavior is not part of Arab history.

Bahrain: An Island Divided by Two Narratives

It took 4 words to wake me up. ‘You’re a hypocrite’, he said to me.

Our Failure with Bahrain

Bahrain: An island kingdom in the Arabian Gulf where the Shia Muslim majority are ruled by a family from the Sunni minority. Where people fighting for democratic rights broke the barriers of fear, only to find themselves alone and crushed.

How Saudi Arabia Killed the Arab Spring

Saudi Arabia squashed the “Arab Spring” when it sent its military to quell the popular uprising in neighboring Bahrain earlier this year.

A Letter to Saudi Women Drivers

Saudi Women who stand up to the regime simply by driving should also challenge it’s intervention in Bahrain.

Arabs Get Creative About Development

A group of young Arab students in Montreal are working on an international development conference for this upcoming fall.

Challenging the Narrative on Bahrain

Are we being told the whole story?

An Idiot’s Guide on How To Repress the People

Time to give these old, crumbling autocracies a few pointers on how to tackle the never-ending conundrum of people pressure.

Syrian Protesters Apologize to UK Royals

Leaders of the Syrian uprising sent a letter to Buckingham Palace today apologizing for distracting world attention from the Wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton

The Brutality of Bahrain

While democracy campaigners have faced vicious crackdowns across the Arab world this year, none have been so thoroughly crushed as the peaceful protesters in Bahrain.

Connect With Us Ya Hmeer!

resume resume

Recent Posts

So, Who’s the Threat to America Again?
August 20, 2012
By Guest
Where Do We Keep Islamophobia?
August 15, 2012
By Shubnum
Lobbying Versus Advocacy
August 1, 2012
By Mehrunisa
On the destruction of Speaker’s Corner
July 17, 2012
By Abubakr
Stateless & Speechless, A Palestinian Regains Speech
July 12, 2012
By Hanitizer
White, Black American groups ‘swap’ summer interns
July 10, 2012
By Guest
The Costs of Stripping
June 25, 2012
By Mehrunisa
Be The Fundamental Pizza of a Man
June 25, 2012
By Guest
In US, They Want Fun, Fun Fun
June 23, 2012
By Sana
I Ain’t Afraid of No Regime
June 15, 2012
By Husam
ADC: Arab American Professionals’ Gateway to DC
June 12, 2012
By Hanitizer
Influence And Freedom
May 23, 2012
By Guest
Will Sacha Baron Cohen Bring His Muslim Bashing To An End?
May 22, 2012
By Hanitizer
On Chafed Oddballs, Siberian Socialites and Missed Opportunities
May 5, 2012
By Guest
A Single Roll of the Dice
April 23, 2012
By Guest