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.
Youssef, whose husband is currently imprisoned in the same prison, slammed the newspaper for publishing the photos as she said her husband Youssef Shabaan is living completely the opposite of this propagated reality.
His health has severely deteriorated due to limited medical treatment in prison, according to his wife Ranwa
Shaaban is suffering from a Virus C infection and has no access to medical treatment, according to his wife, Ranwa
A patient of hepatitis-C, Shabaan barely receives any medical treatment inside the cell, outside food from family visits, books, or even clothes, according to his wife Ranwa
"We don't have a problem with prison, it only proves that we did something so influential that they come after us during our weak moments," Shaaban's wife, Ranwa
, posted on her Facebook page a few hours before Sunday's scheduled court session.