Ali Ahmed Al-Baghli

No liberty for liberal society!!?

IN December 2017, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor officially recognized the formation of Kuwait Liberal Society (KLS). Since its recognition up to this day, the society has been the active flame for achieving the objective for which it was established — to enhance liberties in this country. Liberties …

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Consolidating tribalism

Every day we see the increasing devotion to all types of tribal and sectarian tendencies while the voice of the nation continues to become faint. What we mean here is that the voice of the nation has become inaudible. To add insult to injury shy voices from time to time …

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Who’ll stop the government and force it to come to its senses?

IF WHAT was published by Al-Seyassah newspaper regarding the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor’s approval of the amendment of the basic statute of Al-Islah Society (Social Reform Society) is true, this is another disaster on the list of detestable corruption disasters achieved by our wise government. As we established …

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Oh Abu Nasser, you made us proud

The Amir of Humanity, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed, the Amir of Kuwait is not only leading us out of the turbulent waters of the region but the entire world, and this has been proven by countless testimonies that he is a skilled captain. Everyone has praised the initiatives undertaken by HH …

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Wish we were Indians … and Chinese!!

WE were brought up based on the saying of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), “Is not amongst us who scams us?” This is the way we are wired. We wish to see our ‘Awqaf’ fanatic ministry and our multi-million fanatic societies to launch a campaign against scammers living amongst us, instead of …

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Lady without hijab in Aramco

YES indeed, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently appointed a woman as one of the board members of its major company and the world’s top oil company “Aramco”, the oil fields of which produce ten million barrels of oil per day. The appointee is Lynn Laverty Elsenhans — former chairperson, …

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Role distribution

THE recent campaign organized by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs prompted women to wear the ‘hijab’ (veil). It was countered by a fierce campaign by thousands of local activists — non-profit organizations and independent activists who took to social media to tell their side of the story. The …

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We wish we could be Indians!!

THE world looks at the ancient Indian nation with astonishment due to its democracy and attachment to its people, as well as its people’s intelligence and excellence in various contemporary sciences — from space to medicine, new cyber technology which is currently running the entire world, beautiful vessels whose performance …

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Désiré comes back to life

DR MUHAMMAD AL-FAILI sent me a letter along with a peculiar painting – a naked man with black paint on his face, leaning on the edge of a rock and beneath it is a dark lake or sea. This naked man extended his arm to save an old man who …

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Kuwait’s integrity vs that of France

THE local Al-Qabas newspaper published last Saturday – March 24, 2018 – news on its front page which left us astonished and sad at the same time. The headline read: “The Public Prosecution released two officials without bail.” They were charged with delayed declaration of assets required by the Anti-Corruption …

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