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Bahrain: Tweeps Dreaming of a Better Bahrain

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011.

On Saturday morning, a new hashtag appeared on the Bahrain Twittersphere and many tweeps expressed their hopes, dreams and highlighted their demands through #IdreamofaBH. As for the origin of the hashtag @Bahrainman explains it as:

@BahrainMan it started with @maryamalkhawaja going on a solo rant. Then @UmFahad had the smarts to actually do something & created #idreamofabh

.. and @ehsankooheji adds:

@ehsankooheji (#IdreamofaBH) hashtag today by @Umfahad based on responses by @RashidAlghatam to one sided statements by @maryamalkhawaja yesterday

The hashtag has become incredibly popular and lively with an incredible array of ideas from the political (anti-government and pro government alike), the funny, the sad to the down right geeky:

@Umfahad #idreamofaBH where people ask not what their country can do for them but what they can do for their country. #JFK #Bahrain

@iLandBahrain #idreamofaBH where people read and understand history books – not just Blackberry broadcasts and email forwards

@eyade #IdreamofaBH where politics doesn't kill friendships.

@Naddooya #IdreamofaBH where internet usage is not censored..

@mohamedwaqqas #IdreamofaBH where politics doesn't affect religious freedoms and religion doesn't affect political and personal freedoms

@Princessssss #IdreamofaBH that celebrates its diversity

@lamya06 #idreamofaBH where u dnt have to think about which highway u have to take b4 goin out and an empty roundabout

@Moayyed #IdreamofaBH where it wouldn't matter if my first name wasn't my second name.

@salehnass #IdreamofaBH that's not like that awful Infinity ad.

@Naddooya #IdreamofaBH that is all a Wifi zone.. preferably free! it is possible given the size..

@emoodz #idreamofaBH where citizens are employed based on merit and need, not because what his royal majesty ordered.. #bahrain #lulu

@nader27 #idreamofaBH with 1 public natural beach (not reclamated)

@reemkhalifa17 #IdreamofaBH When Bahrainis can be free people,,,Free voice #Feb14#Bahrain

"The Pearl of Freedom" uploaded by Twitpic user @aljamsee

"The Pearl of Freedom" uploaded by Twitpic user @aljamsee

@Hamda125 #IdreamofaBH that's Alcohol and corrupt free .

@waleedsarwani #IDreamofaBH that is free of vampires, werewolves and zombies

@TheCbLive #IdreamofaBH where #iPad2ForCbsBirthdayCampaign actually works

@RashidAlghatam I dream of a #bahrain where citizens feel a sense of duty to better the value of the economy and not their facebook status!

@tweetsterBRN #IdreamofaBH where there's a Dialogue happening already and I'm not living in knots of tension and despair!!!

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011.

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