With over 10,000 participants over the ten years, they provided the inspiration for Ranwa
to revive and update the initiative under the name ADEC and take it a step further, by maintaining an ongoing dialogue online.
For the month of June, the ministry put forward a three-day Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) poetry forum, a collage of Bahraini poetry for young Bahraini poets Ranwa
Al Omsi and Jaafar Al Alawi to showcase their work and the poetry festival for traditional Arabic poetry forms.
Revolutionary Socialists member Ranwa
Youssef, the wife of imprisoned journalist Youssef Shaaban, commented on her Facebook page that the prison cells in which her husband is imprisoned are very crowded and could increase the chances of infectious diseases.
Youssef, wife of the detained Shaaban, who awaits a verdict on 31 May, was present at the conference.
One of the hearing's attendees, Ranwa
Youssef, Sha'ban's wife and member of the Revolutionary Socialists group in Alexandria, said: "The eyewitnesses denied the counts against the defendants and told the court that the defendants did not vandalise the police station or do any riot acts.
Youssef, member of Revolutionary Socialists group in Alexandria and one of the hearing attendees said: "The eyewitnesses denied the counts against the defendants and told the court that the defendants did not vandalise the police station or riot.
Youssef, a member of the Revolutionary Socialists said that none of the members will be participating in any initiatives headed by Al- Sisi who "is the leader of a revolution against the 25 January Revolution ".