Posts Tagged ‘media’

What freedom of speech?

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful The recent blasphemous and disgusting insults that were made to the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUH), and all the unfortunate events that followed, require a conscious effort to detect the misunderstanding between these two civilizations, and clarify it. Any attempt to bridge the gap […]

West, Islam, and guardians of ignorance

Since the dawn of time, ignorance was one of the best tools to control and manipulate people. Throughout the course of history, this control was practiced in different ways, but the concept always remained the same – Controlling what people know allows you to control them. In the medieval ages the church used to burn […]

The cure and the misery

I recently watched a documentary film about a group of blind people in North Korea, who were being treated by a visiting medical staff from a western country. Many of the people in the film were blinded long time ago due to their extremely poor living conditions. The only reason why these people didn’t enjoy […]

Police safari photos!

HalluciNations Everyone of us saw, at least once, the pictures of a lineup of people arrested by police forces on suspicion of various offenses in pretty much every Kuwaiti newspaper. These suspects are shown kneeling on the floor in front of the illegal goods they were caught with, be it drugs, international calling telephones, or […]

A shameful bill!

Just when everyone in Kuwait has begun believing that the government is being victimized in the power struggle with the National Assembly, the proposed amendments to the Press and Publication Law have ruined the picture. The government appears to be one of those sad characters from movies who are incapable of having friends. Think Jim […]