Tag Archives: cairo

Trial on the Nile

A former VP named El Baradei/ Thought killing protesters barbarity*/ He let down the side/ So now will be tried/ For lack of command solidarity. /// (Apologies for stretching the rhyme there!) http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/20/mohamed-elbaradei-facing-court-case https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/369921337604599808 ** A History of the World … Continue reading

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Arrested Satirist

There is an Egyptian named Bassem/ Authorities try to harass ‘im/ He’s under arrest/ For truth told in jest/ As Morsi won’t let people sass ‘im.  ///http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4d0f6536-9a11-11e2-9732-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2P8QR6N9C There is an Egyptian named Bassem/Authorities try to harass 'im/He's under arrest/For truth … Continue reading

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Tip Your Hat to the New Constitution

There once was a spring revolution/ That led to a draft constitution/ But Tahrir square/ Appeared not to care/ For Egypt’s new top-down solution. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20636420 There once was a spring revolution/That led to a draft constitution/But Tahrir square/Appeared not to … Continue reading

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Systems of Mursi

There once was a leading Egyptian/ Who broadened his own job description/ Increasing his sway/ And opponents now say/ He followed Mubarak’s prescription. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20458148

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Virgin on the Ridiculous

An angry Egyptian protester Took an army virginity tester To a military court Where the judge’s report Unsurprisingly cleared the molester. http://edition.cnn.com/2012/03/11/world/meast/egypt-virginity-tests/?hpt=hp_t3

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Let The Nose Have It

There is an Egyptian whose nose Drew his time as MP to a close To the Salafist party Cosmetic means tarty (To look at the leaders, it shows)   http://www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/egyptian-salafi-mp-gets-boot-over-nose-job-415609

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March like an Egyptian

Protesters in #Tahrir Square/Insist they are going to stay there/Till the army withdraws/So they fight for the cause/Of democracy everywhere. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/22/egypt-protesters-tahrir-square-tantawi

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End Marshal Law

A Field Marshal who is #Egyptian/Has gone beyond his job description/For unrest to cool/Civilian rule/Must be the required prescription. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/20/egypt-elections-cairo-clahes?newsfeed=true

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