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Bahrain's King to disgrace Prince William and Kate's royal wedding

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
After all the violence and killing that happened against pro-democracy demonstrators in Bahrain do you think King Hamad of Bahrain should be invited to the UK royal wedding?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/mar/17/bahrain-king-royal-wedding

Please let me know your thoughts...

Comments

  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    The concept of monarchy is so fucking ridiculous in this day and age.

    I can't even summon the words to express why its so mind bogglingly obvious that this man should not be allowed in to the country under any circumstances, let alone as an invited dignitary.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    So it is only reported and not confirmed then?

    Dictators or not, I'd love to be told who I was and was not allowed to bring to my own wedding.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Welcome to the world of real politik
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    A real evil bastard

    No King Hamad of Bahrain is not your average bastard monarch, hes a real evil bugger who turned his army against his own people, and when he failed to quell the revolt, he called in the Saudis! :mad:

    GRAPHIC This is what the Saudis did to unarmed pro-democracy demonstrators GRAPHIC http://tinyurl.com/6y75dln :eek:

    Please don't let him in the UK. :no:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    No King Hamad of Bahrain is not your average bastard monarch, hes a real evil bugger who turned his army against his own people, and when he failed to quell the revolt, he called in the Saudis! :mad:

    GRAPHIC This is what the Saudis did to unarmed pro-democracy demonstrators GRAPHIC http://tinyurl.com/6y75dln :eek:

    Please don't let him in the UK. :no:

    Hmm, has it actually been confirmed or is it just media hype?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    It's confirmed. This video is all over the place. I saw it a few days ago.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I think G means, has it been confirmed that he's going to the wedding?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Being invited and him actually going are two very different things.

    Whilst I would be against letting him go, what exact difference would it make if he did or did not attend?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    What's he going to do?

    Get pissed and proposition one of the bridesmaids? Or just do an embarrassing dance?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    He's gonna be that embarrassing uncle at the wedding, isn't he?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    What's he going to do?

    Get pissed and proposition one of the bridesmaids? Or just do an embarrassing dance?

    I read the title and thought that he was planning on taking a dump on the floor of Westminster Abbey or something. The above is also possible.

    I think that weekend, my chums and I will disgrace ourselves in an attempt to complete the Circle line challenge.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    He's gonna be that embarrassing uncle at the wedding, isn't he?

    *facepalm*

    Just realised that honour has already been taken by Andrew and Edward between them
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I can't see the word 'disgrace' any more without thinking of this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjgbZPCmr14&feature=related

    Then this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkhQZNHcxmE&NR=1

    :d
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'm not clicking on either of those because I suspect that, at least, one of them will be the damned Safety Dance :p
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'm not clicking on either of those because I suspect that, at least, one of them will be the damned Safety Dance :p

    Haha, that would have been awesome if I'd thought of it! It's actually Drogba doing his Barcelona rant. :d
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Another pro-democracy demonstrator shot at!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM5zjSbDTS8

    Thanks to the UK for supplying weapons to the Bahraini Govt. :s
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Proof that oil is worth more than blood

    http://www.sbs.com.au/dateline/story/watch/id/601061/n/Bahrain-s-Dark-Secret

    Somehow when oil is involved the UK is always willing to look the other way...
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Savagery at its worst

    Savagery at its worst

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXe32QC-hns# :shocking:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Army vs Pro democracy Demonstrators

    FACT:

    Royal family in Bahrain enlisted military help from neighbouring Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to put down a peaceful pro-democracy uprising last month and sent army and security forces to violently crush dissent. :mad:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Assault on the health care system and the people who practice in it

    Fact:

    At least thirty doctors and nurses have been arrested and held prisoner since March, and more paramedics and ambulance drivers went missing. Ambulances were blocked from aiding wounded patients.

    Bahrain’s security forces stole ambulances and posed as medics to round up injured protesters during a ferocious crackdown on unarmed demonstrators calling for reform of the monarchy.

    Doctors are disappearing as part of a systematic attack on medical staff. Many physicians are missing following interrogations by unknown security forces at local hospitals. :nervous:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
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