Good News from Bahrein

July 14, 2011

Ayat al-Gormezi, the poet jailed and tortured for reading a poem at a pro-democracy rally, has been released (though her sentence has not been revoked, which means that a threat is hanging over her).

Read the full story here.

The horrible Saudis seem to be the force propping up this vile regime. But this year anything seems possible. The House of Murdoch is tottering. Maybe the House of Saud will be next.

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One Response to “Good News from Bahrein”


  1. I am very grateful for this news George. I blogged about it at my own site and at the PEN site when she was arrested.
    Thank you


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