Bahrain’s watermelon man

This is Bahrain’s Watermelon man. Zakareya Al Kadhem is the Chairman of Bahrain’s Sickle Cell Anemia Society and a sufferer himself. And, like any other sickle cell anemia patient, he requires frequent hospitalization to manage his condition. But, over time, this tireless patient rights’ campaigner become so engrossed in what his “subjects”, and he himself,…

This, too, is life

When I took these pictures, all I had in mind were portraits. But when I looked at them later, I could “see” a lot more. The pain, the longing, the forlorn looks, the emptiness, the hope and, perhaps, the hunger. These two men are among the countless millions around the world who are not only…

Holy Cow!

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
Can it be happening? India is outraged by a documentary showing a tragedy called?women of India. Face it. It’s a FACT. Don’t understand how?exposing gender inequality in India will harm my country! And dear women, what are you protesting against, your self interest? And all this before the film is even…

Thais the way!

I spotted these three gentlemen¬† at a construction site in Muharraq. and as drove past, noticed something was unfamiliar. And I returned. Yes, there was, indeed, something different. They were not the usual “run of the mill” Indian or Pakistani workers who are in Bahrain in their thousands. They were from, of all the places,…