Archive for September, 2009

Rallying to the call of pre-democracy

Seems like elections is constantly losing ground as the most efficient way to reflect nations’ choice of their executive or legislative bodies. In Kuwait, for instance, we have so many kinds of election “diseases”, beginning with vote-buying and by-elections, and probably unending with the prevalent tribal and sectarian language all throughout election campaigns. But this […]

Let them eat for God’s sake!

I couldn’t help but wonder about the rationale behind the punishment for public eating in Ramadan. 100 KD and one month imprisonment for just eating or drinking in daytime without hiding the “crime”! I don’t know about you, but it just seems too harsh for me. I’m not saying that the law is wrong – […]