For Once, I Agree with Al Jazeera…

Maybe there is room for hope…

Lawsuits against Thailand, US weather forecasters and a luxury resort over the South Asian tsunami disaster are fuelling calls for greater curbs on what critics say are frivolous cases brought by lawyers out to make a quick buck.

And, I see we are on the same page here as well…

A protest has been staged briefly outside a police station in Manama, demanding the release of three Bahrainis detained for their links to a banned website… Police detained Ali Abd al-Imam, Muhammad al-Musawi and Husain Yusuf last month for running a website viewed as hostile to the government.

Wow, and can you believe that they are even having this discussion?

This special report is concerned with the increasingly pressing demand for reform in the Middle East. While few harbour any illusions over the need for such a compelling change, the disagreement centres on the question: How?

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